UK regional diversity

ONS: Homeworkers did longer hours but took fewer sick days in 2020

Homeworkers did more overtime and worked more hours during 2020, according to the Office for National Statistics.

UK workplaces are not institutionally racist, commission claims

31 Mar 2021

UK organisations are not institutionally racist and diversity has increased in key professions, according to a government-commissioned review.

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23 Jan 2021

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Reducing accent bias begins at the recruitment stage

11 Jan 2021

There is little doubt that employees should bring their whole selves to work, but it would be naïve to think...

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Co-op to offer ‘hundreds’ of apprenticeships

26 Nov 2020

The Co-operative Group will offer “hundreds more retail apprenticeships” in a bid to drive greater social mobility and make use...

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Taskforce seeks to improve social mobility in City

24 Nov 2020

A taskforce that seeks to improve socio-economic diversity at senior levels in financial and professional services firms has been launched,...

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Workplaces ‘vital’ to ethnic and faith cohesion

16 Nov 2020

Workers could end up in ‘isolated silos’ and there could be an increase in racism and prejudice with prolonged working...

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CBI demands ‘no surprises’ approach to managing local lockdowns

7 Aug 2020

The CBI has called for greater clarity on how employers should handle local lockdowns, as increasing numbers of areas come...

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London top for wealth and productivity but wage gap narrows

3 Aug 2020

Productivity and earnings are at least a third higher in some areas of London than the UK average, although the gap in earnings and wage growth is narrowing.

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Governments ‘failed to act’ on social mobility, report claims

10 Jun 2020

Government departments have failed to act on a third of key recommendations made by the Social Mobility Commission in the...

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Black police representation has barely increased in 11 years

27 Jan 2020

Police forces in England and Wales have succeeded in attracting more women and people from Asian backgrounds, but are failing...

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North East ‘most pessimistic’ about future prospects

21 Jan 2020

People in the North East of England are the most pessimistic about their futures, with less a third of people...

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BBC unveils plans to relocate jobs from London

15 Jan 2020

The BBC has revealed more details about plans that will see at least two-thirds of its employees based outside of...

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London tech companies failing to hire from diverse talent pool

22 Nov 2019

Recruiters for tech companies in London have been accused of hiring from a narrow pool of white workers.

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Youngest and oldest regions of UK revealed in new research

28 Oct 2019

A new analysis takes a regional view of age and could well inform companies' recruitment and location decisions in years to come.

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