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Practical ways to tackle diversity without positive action

14 Jun 2016

The BBC made headlines recently with claims it was favouring candidates from certain minorities and age groups. But if diversity...

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Hillary Clinton on gender pay equality: on-demand video

12 Apr 2016

Hillary Clinton joined a round table discussion on gender pay equality, broadcast live on Personnel Today earlier today. An on-demand...

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EU referendum: 12 European cases that have shaped UK employment law

31 Mar 2016

The “Brexit” referendum on whether or not the UK should withdraw from the European Union takes place on 23 June...

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Female directors pack more shareholder value, study finds

8 Mar 2016

Shareholders value female directors more than male ones according to new analysis of stock market fluctuations following the departure of...

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UK women lack ambition compared with global counterparts

8 Mar 2016

The UK has one of the lowest levels of female ambition at work, research by recruitment group Hays has found....

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Three key principles for gender pay transparency

26 Feb 2016

Due to the upcoming reporting legislation, employers are beginning to embrace their responsibilities on addressing gender pay equality. Ruth Thomas...

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Gender pay gap reporting: the draft legislation examined

16 Feb 2016

Consultant editor Darren Newman examines the recently published draft gender pay gap reporting legislation.
The measures on gender pay gap...

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How can the gender balance in engineering be improved?

4 Dec 2015

Despite a raft of initiatives, there still aren’t enough women entering the engineering profession. Charlie Weatherhogg, HR director of infrastructure...

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Female HR professionals earn 11% less than men, says survey

2 Dec 2015

Women in the HR profession earn on average 11% less than men – the equivalent of £4,534 per person in...

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Gender pay gap reports extended to include bonuses and public sector

26 Oct 2015

David Cameron and women and equalities minister Nicky Morgan have announced new measures to eradicate inequality in the workplace and...

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Gender changes: supporting employees undergoing gender reassignment

28 Sep 2015

Occupational health adviser Anne Newham describes the experience of supporting an employee going through the process of gender reassignment surgery....

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Women work for free almost two hours a day, finds XpertHR/CMI data

25 Aug 2015

Women work for free for one hour and forty minutes a day, according to new gender pay gap data from...

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Gender inequality: still work to be done

22 Jul 2015

While plans to make gender pay gap reporting mandatory in larger organisations will go some way to address male and...

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Majority of women do not believe they face discrimination at work

17 Jul 2015

The majority of women feel their workplace treats them fairly, according to research from the Great Place to Work Institute....

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Fathers in Sweden to get three months’ paid paternity leave

1 Jun 2015

Sweden is planning to offer new fathers a third month of paid paternity leave, its Government has announced.
The country...

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