Gender

Gender pay gap enforcement delayed for another six months

23 Feb 2021

Enforcement of the Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations will not resume until October, the government’s equality watchdog has said.

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Senior roles being advertised with ‘masculine’ language

22 Feb 2021

Research finds senior executive positions are being advertised using less inclusive language than junior roles, which could deter women from applying.

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All-male boards disappear from FTSE 350

19 Feb 2021

There are now no all-male boards in FTSE 350 companies, according to campaign group the 30% Club.

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Diversity, the final frontier: space agency seeks disabled astronaut

16 Feb 2021

The European Space Agency (ESA) is seeking new astronauts for the first time in a decade and D&I is among its major goals.

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Watchdog urged to scrutinise equality impact of pandemic response

15 Feb 2021

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has been urged to investigate alleged equality failings in the government’s response to...

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Pressure mounts on ministers to reinstate gender pay gap reporting

10 Feb 2021

Calls are growing for the government to confirm whether employers will need to report their 2020/21 gender pay gap figures.

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Covid-19: Government policies ‘exacerbated’ gender inequality

9 Feb 2021

Policies launched in response to the pandemic have overlooked well-understood labour market and caring inequalities faced by women.

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TSB sets diversity targets for first time

8 Feb 2021

TSB has for the first time set targets to increase diversity within its organisation.

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No-one can escape gender bias

8 Feb 2021

Leaders might feel as though they’re making progress on gender equality. But there are still innate biases and social dynamics...

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KMPG partner pay cut by 11% as it sets out hybrid working plan

3 Feb 2021

KPMG has cut the pay of its UK partners by 11% and is rethinking its office estate as it focuses...

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23 Jan 2021

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Unilever to require all suppliers to pay living wage

21 Jan 2021

Unilever has set out wide-ranging plans to improve equality and access to skills in bid to benefit society internationally.

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Church investment arm to ’protest’ against firms that miss diversity targets

18 Jan 2021

Church Commissioners promises action against companies in its portfolio that fail to increase ethnic diversity.

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Government ‘behind curve’ on supporting women in the arts

13 Jan 2021

Women are still hugely under-represented in the theatre, film and television industry, according to a report published today (13 January). ...

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Is this really a good time to scrap unconscious bias training?

23 Dec 2020

With a sharp increase in workplace discrimination cases the government's timing with its negative attitude over bias training is unwelcome, writes Darren Hockley.

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