Equality & diversity

Women’s police organisation calls for end to ‘unbalanced’ recruitment

22 Oct 2004

Quotas should be introduced in the police service to make forces recruit more female officers, according to an industry body....

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Former army trainer guilty of indecent assault

22 Oct 2004

A former army trainer at Deepcut Barracks in Surrey has been found guilty of indecently assaulting four young recruits.Leslie Skinner,...

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Civil Service shows improvements in diversity at senior levels

21 Oct 2004

Diversity in the Senior Civil Service continues to increase according to new figures released today. Representation of staff from ethnic...

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Nursing directors’ pay does not reflect responsibilities of the job

21 Oct 2004

NHS directors of nursing are taking on new responsibilities, struggling to take their leave entitlement and working increasingly longer hours,...

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Eurostar staff vote to accept pay deal

21 Oct 2004

RMT union members at Eurostar have voted by by nearly 10 to one to accept the improved pay, grading and...

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Doctor wins right to return to job after unfair dismissal in 2002

21 Oct 2004

A doctor who was unfairly sacked six years ago has won the right to go back to work at the...

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Manchester police pay out to settle race and sex discrimination case

21 Oct 2004

The UK’s most senior black female police officer has settled her race and sex discrimination case against the Greater Manchester...

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Coastguard wins award for disabled-friendly staffing policy

20 Oct 2004

The Coastguard Agency has been named the most disability-friendly employer in the UK. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency was presented...

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Another week and still more furrows to plough

19 Oct 2004

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Another week and still more furrows to ploughThis week it’s gender pay gaps...

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International news in brief

19 Oct 2004

UK nears top of European part-time employment list
The UK’s strong employment performance, particularly in the availability of part-time jobs,...

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Minister calls for listening culture to foster diversity

19 Oct 2004

Organisations pushing for diversity need to create a forum so all voices can be heard, the minister for race equality...

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Calling time on chronology

19 Oct 2004

A recent debate on whether age-neutral job application forms would be good for employers threw up some interesting responses.

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Gender pay gap is wider than previously estimated

19 Oct 2004

New earnings figures published by the Office for National Statistics show that the gender pay gap was 19.5 per cent...

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Why should you employ former convicts?

19 Oct 2004

Employing former prisoners has as many benefits for organisations and society as it does for the individual

The latest reality...

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Delivering leadership skills…

19 Oct 2004

Delivering leadership skills will lead to value for moneyThe debate in Personnel Today about the value of leadership programmes is...

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