Gender

Bank of England sees BAME resignation rate soar

The Bank of England is seeing a disproportionate number of ethnic minority staff leave the organisation, with it admitting that...

Walmart staff file gender discrimination case

18 Feb 2019

Almost 100 women in the US have filed a gender discrimination claim against retail giant Walmart, alleging they have been...

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Sexual harassment and the City: change is in the air

15 Feb 2019

A claim of sexual harassment currently being heard at employment tribunal could end up leading to significant changes of behaviour and culture among City firms

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Morrisons faces fresh equal pay claim

14 Feb 2019

“Thousands” of current and former Morrisons shop floor staff are claimed to be in the process of bringing an equal...

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Two-thirds of men put off dealing with health problems until they are ‘severe’

12 Feb 2019

British men continue to be in denial about their health, with nearly two-thirds admitting a problem would have to be...

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Victoria Atkins, minister for women

Closing the gender pay gap a priority for seven in 10 firms

8 Feb 2019

Seven in 10 organisations view closing their gender pay gap as a high or medium priority, the Government Equalities Office has found.

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Court of Appeal: Asda workers can proceed with equal pay claims

31 Jan 2019

The Court of Appeal has ruled that Asda store workers can compare themselves to warehouse workers in their long-running equal...

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Boost apprenticeship access for women to increase diversity

28 Jan 2019

The government should remove any barriers preventing young women embarking on apprenticeships, according to a report published today by the...

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Men are the winners in UAE gender balance awards

28 Jan 2019

The United Arab Emirates Gender Balance Index award winners have been announced – and they are all men, despite an...

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Flexible working doesn’t diminish mums’ chronic stress

28 Jan 2019

Biological indications for chronic stress are 40% higher in women bringing up two children while working full-time compared with colleagues...

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New mums to receive six months more redundancy protection

25 Jan 2019

Pregnant women and new mothers returning to work after having children are to receive greater protection from being treated unfairly,...

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Glasgow City Council workers secure £500m equal pay deal

18 Jan 2019

Thousands of female council workers in Glasgow could receive payouts reaching more than £500m after their union representatives agreed a...

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Gender pay gap reporting 2019: Only half of employers are improving

16 Jan 2019

With less than three months left for large employers to publish their second tranche of gender pay gap data, Jo...

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MPs want tougher reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay

14 Jan 2019

More than two-thirds of MPs believe that reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay are a “good start”, but...

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Women face discrimination in surgeons’ ‘old boys club’, research finds

8 Jan 2019

Six out of 10 female surgeons have experienced discrimination at work, with many feeling the profession does not support childcare...

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