LGBT

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) diversity includes all aspects of sexuality and gender identity. Employees perform best when they can be themselves so its important that employers provide a framework to ensure people identifying as LGBT are fully included. LGBT is sometimes lengthened to include Q (queer) and I (intersex) to make LGBTQI or LGBT+.

Supporting LGBT staff: Family-friendly leave for same-sex couples

When LGBT workers look to start a family, there are numerous rights and entitlements employers must be aware of. Hollie...

10 ways of improving employee inclusion at your organisation

25 Jul 2018

Inclusion is essential for high performance but too many organisations only pay it lip service, writes Lee Russell of learning...

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How does gender pay gap reporting affect transgender employees?

13 Jul 2018

The new gender pay gap reporting laws currently make no mention of transgender or non-binary employees – employers can only...

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Equality and inclusion winners celebrate at the enei 2018 Awards

10 Jul 2018

Croydon Council and ISS UK and Ireland received the overall winner prizes for their inclusion policies at this evening’s 2018...

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Employers need to break recruitment traditions to boost diversity

20 Jun 2018

Businesses need to “think outside the box” when recruiting if they want to improve diversity across their workforces – especially...

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Supporting transgender employees: the importance of line management

27 May 2018

Recent research has highlighted that line management is a critical function when it comes to supporting trans employees, as Rosa...

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Five lessons employers can learn from Eurovision

17 May 2018

After the pomp and glitter of last weekend’s Eurovision, there is much to learn from this celebration of diversity, argues...

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Third of LGBT employees hide their sexual orientation at work

30 Apr 2018

Gay, bisexual and trans campaign group Stonewall last week called on employers to develop zero-tolerance policies on discrimination against employees...

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How to manage gender identity in the workplace

7 Mar 2018

It can be difficult for employers to know where to find information on supporting trans employees in the workplace. Clare...

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30 landmark employment law judgments

28 Feb 2018

Since its first issue on 9 February 1988, Personnel Today has reported on a staggering number of developments in employment...

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Stonewall publishes first trans-inclusive employers list

31 Jan 2018

Stonewall has published its inaugural list of the most transgender inclusive employers in the UK with three law firms, three...

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Diversity linked to better financial performance, report finds

22 Jan 2018

Companies that have high levels of ethnic and gender diversity across their workforce and at board level are more likely...

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The team from the Metropolitan Police Force collects their prize

Metropolitan Police collars Award for Diversity and Inclusion

23 Nov 2017

London’s police force has made great strides in recruiting more black and ethnic minority officers and has redesigned its selection ...

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Six ways to be more inclusive of transgender people in the workplace

11 Oct 2017

HR has a key role in preventing discrimination against transgender people. Jennie Kermode, author of a new book on transgender...

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Trans employees need better support at work, says Acas

25 Aug 2017

Managers are failing to support trans employees as much as they could in the workplace, a study by Acas has...

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