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+.

One-HR employment law review (webinar)

Last chance to book your place: 6 December 2018 at 2pm. Barrister Kevin Charles scrutinises the latest developments in employment law including whistleblowing, minimum wage and more...

The Virgin Money team receives its Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector) Award at the 2018 Personnel Today Awards ceremony

Virgin Money strikes right balance for Diversity & Inclusion (Private Sector) Award win

21 Nov 2018

With its sixth Personnel Today Awards win in seven years, Virgin Money again wowed the judges; this time with its...

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LGBT people avoid health checks ‘because of discrimination fears’

8 Nov 2018

More than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have experienced depression or anxiety in the past year,...

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What employers need to know following the ‘gay cake’ ruling

18 Oct 2018

It is the case which has captivated the nation almost as much as the Great British Bake-Off. Tom Long looks...

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Mercer announces it will offer trans benefits under private medical scheme

16 Oct 2018

Benefits consultancy Mercer has announced it will offer a suite of trans benefits as part of its private medical scheme...

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

26 Jul 2018

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

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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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