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Tesco report was not a valid job evaluation study, tribunal finds

15 Oct 2020

The campaign to gain equal pay for up to half a million supermarket workers received a setback yesterday at an employment tribunal.

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Hospitality and tourism must challenge ‘patriarchal’ culture

14 Oct 2020

The hospitality and tourism sectors need to challenge their ‘patriarchal’ culture and foster open discussion on gender-related issues if they...

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What does the Jaguar Land Rover judgment mean for employers?

13 Oct 2020

A recent tribunal judgment found that non-binary individuals can fall under the protected characteristic of gender reassignment. Employers should review...

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Freshfields is first magic-circle law firm to be led by a woman

1 Oct 2020

Georgia Dawson has been elected as the senior partner of London-based Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

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Could Covid-19 be the catalyst to get more women into STEM?

30 Sep 2020

There's never been a better time to signpost potential career opportunities for women in science and technology.

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Could a scholarship help you achieve your people goals?

29 Sep 2020

Offering a scholarship is not just for universities and other educational institutions, it could be a way to fulfil some...

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FTSE 350 meets female board representation target

22 Sep 2020

More than a third of board members across the UK’s 350 biggest organisations are women, but 18 ‘one-and-done’ boards still...

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Gender-fluid and non-binary workers protected under Equality Act

17 Sep 2020

Protections under the Equality Act for those going through gender reassignment extends to those who identify as gender-fluid or non-binary,...

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CMI chief: Return to office could create two-tier workforce

14 Sep 2020

Pushing people back into the office risks creating a two-tier system where ‘white middle-aged males’ are making important decisions, Chartered...

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First female chief executive for a Wall St bank chosen

11 Sep 2020

Citigroup has named Scotland-born Jane Fraser as its new chief executive.

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How a diverse workforce can drive business transformation

11 Sep 2020

The pandemic has put the brakes on many workplace initiatives, but inclusive and diverse cultures will support organisations to emerge...

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Jo Swinson: ‘Inequality may be lasting legacy of pandemic’

3 Sep 2020

Progress in addressing gender inequality has stalled during the lockdown, but the new ways of working it has bought could...

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Majority of female STEM recruits expect to see gender pay gap report

26 Aug 2020

Almost two-thirds of female students in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) would expect to read a prospective employer’s...

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UK banks increase number of female board members

18 Aug 2020

The proportion of women employed on the boards of banks in the UK has risen 9% since 2015, compared with a 2% increase in Europe.

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