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+.

BBC journalists banned from attending ‘controversial’ events

BBC journalists are no longer able to attend events that may be ‘controversial’, including demonstrations about LGBT issues or Black...

What does the Jaguar Land Rover judgment mean for employers?

13 Oct 2020

A recent tribunal judgment found that non-binary individuals can fall under the protected characteristic of gender reassignment. Employers should review...

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Christian loses discrimination claim in LGBT teaching case

7 Oct 2020

A Christian school assistant who took her former employer to tribunal over claims she was sacked because of her religious...

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Freshfields is first magic-circle law firm to be led by a woman

1 Oct 2020

Georgia Dawson has been elected as the senior partner of London-based Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

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Christian school worker sacked for sex education views seeks £56k

21 Sep 2020

A Christian school assistant is taking her former employer to tribunal over claims she was sacked over Facebook posts in...

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Stonewall announces top global employers for LGBT equality

21 Sep 2020

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality charity Stonewall has announced its Top Global Employers for 2020.

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How a diverse workforce can drive business transformation

11 Sep 2020

The pandemic has put the brakes on many workplace initiatives, but inclusive and diverse cultures will support organisations to emerge...

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Clifford Chance aims for 40% female partners by 2030

14 Jul 2020

Clifford Chance has pledged that at least 40% of the law firm’s global partners will be female within 10 years...

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US Supreme Court hands down landmark ruling for LGBT workers’ rights

16 Jun 2020

The US Supreme Court has ruled that it is unlawful for employers to dismiss workers because of their sexual orientation...

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Phillip Schofield and ITV co-host Holly Willoughby

Coming out at work: advice for employers

21 Feb 2020

After Phillip Schofield’s heartfelt Twitter post where he revealed he is gay, Philip Richardson, head of employment law at Stephensons...

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12 Feb 2020

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Newcastle City Council tops LGBT+ inclusion list

30 Jan 2020

Newcastle City Council has been named the most inclusive employer by LGBT+ charity Stonewall.
The local authority received the accolade...

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Lloyd’s of London issues trans and non-binary inclusion guide

12 Dec 2019

Lloyd’s of London has issued guidance to insurance firms and their employees on the inclusion of transgender and non-binary employees....

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Top tips on creating an LGBT-inclusive workplace (webinar)

3 Dec 2019

Many employers are keen to create an LGBT-inclusive workplace and will have taken initial steps towards this, such as adopting...

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Gender identity: How to be more inclusive when using pronouns

31 Oct 2019

Awareness of gender identity and expression has grown in recent years and its important for employers to understand how trans,...

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