Equality & diversity

Join the culture club

11 May 2004

HR must get to grips with cultural differences if offshore outsourcing is to succeed.

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An education in diversity

1 May 2004

Justin Hutchence describes how six months of one-hour drama sessions brought to life issues of race, disability and discrimination for 900 staff at the University of Reading

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Playing fair

1 May 2004

The European Court of Justice is Europe’s supreme legal body that ensures legislation is consistent in each member state. Its...

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Site clear up

1 May 2004

Employers need to take heed of employment law issues in the construction industry.

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Out of site

1 May 2004

Employers in the construction industry need to wake up to anti-discrimination and equal opportunity laws before there is a further slump in skills shortages and manpower.

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Carers will receive right to request flexible working

23 Apr 2004

Prime Minister Tony Blair has
promised to extend the right to request flexible working to carers of elderly
and sick...

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How to calm Civil Service unrest

20 Apr 2004

Last week, tens of thousands of civil servants took to the streets in a series of separate strikes.  Staff at...

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They said it would never work…

6 Apr 2004

Today is the first anniversary of flexible working legislation. Critics have been confounded by proof that a new way of working is great for UK business, writes Patricia Hewitt, secretary of state for trade and industry

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Diversity act

6 Apr 2004

Roisin Woolnough finds out how 15 public sector organisations joined forces for diversity training with dramatic results

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Taking the fight to the bullies

6 Apr 2004

An initiative from the DTI and the Amicus union aims to help organisations take more proactive approach to dealing with...

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Access all areas

1 Apr 2004

Online learning is helping Remploy fulfil its remit of expanding employment opportunities for the disabled - and it's paying off with direct business benefits

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Vulnerable employees

1 Apr 2004

In this series, we delve into the XpertHR reference manual to find essential information relating to one of our features.

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Painting over the cracks

30 Mar 2004

Diversity and equality are not the same thing. HR would be wise to remember that. Equality is the one that counts

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Carers coalition to fight for more flexible working

30 Mar 2004

A new coalition has been launched to lobby business and the Government to
provide better support for parents and carers....

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NHS adopts positive discrimination to end white bias at the top

17 Mar 2004

The
NHS is planning to fast-track black and Asian managers into senior positions to
counter a white bias at the...

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