Equality & diversity

Bosses ignorant on pregnancy

2 Sep 2004

Overwhelming ignorance of legal obligations surrounding pregnancy-related issues is overshadowing employers’ generally positive attitude toward pregnant women, new research has...

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Formula One fan club worker wins £26,000 in sexual harassment case

1 Sep 2004

A
tribunal has awarded a woman almost £26,000 after her boss threatened to spank
her, and approached her with a...

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HR guide to harassment

24 Aug 2004

Few could have missed the spate of high-profile cases involving sex discrimination, bullying and harassment brought against UK and US...

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Facing NHS problems head-on

10 Aug 2004

Andrew Foster, HR director at the NHS, talks to Mike Berry about managing vast numbers in the world's third largest workforce

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Dispensing with the disposable

10 Aug 2004

Long-term relationships at work are back in vogue as employers tire of the disposable workforce. Or so the facts suggest

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Police force will ask all staff to declare sexuality

10 Aug 2004

All
officers and civilian staff in the Police Service in England and Wales will be
asked to declare their sexual...

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Positive thinking at the CPS

27 Jul 2004

HR director Angela O’Connor is set to continue transforming the Crown Prosecution Service’s image by eradicating racism and negativity from...

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When is enough, enough?

15 Jun 2004

With customers becoming more abusive towards front-line staff, organisations need to know where to draw the line between what employees should and should not have to put up with.

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Religions and beliefs

15 Jun 2004

There is no requirement in the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 (RB regulations) for people to provide evidence...

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How to manage older workers

15 Jun 2004

The HR team at South West Trains, led by Personnel Today's guest editor Beverley Shears, discusses the issues surrounding age and retirement at a special roundtable event.

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Prison officer left to endure sexual harassment

27 May 2004

HM
Prison Service has admitted that it failed to support a female prison officer
when her line manager subjected her...

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HR must change its attitude

25 May 2004

Children's minister Margaret Hodge tells Nic Paton why childcare must be seen as a core business responsibility

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25 May 2004

A question of identity: A, a male-to-female transsexual, applied to become a police constable, but was rejected in 1998 on...

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Childcare? What childcare?

25 May 2004

The Government has made it easier for employers to provide childcare, but there is still a lack of awareness of the options.

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Women are the key to filling skills gaps

11 May 2004

The Equal Opportunities Commission has identified a major source of skills that can help out the construction, engineering and IT sectors - women.

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