Unconscious bias

What Jeremy Hunt’s faux pas tells us about cross-cultural intelligence

It was just a slip, albeit an absurd one, but the new foreign secretary’s gaffe in China this week sheds...

Age discrimination still rife as businesses fail to plan for ageing workforce

17 Jul 2018

Organisations in the UK are ignoring issues caused by the growing...

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Equality and inclusion winners celebrate at the enei 2018 Awards

10 Jul 2018

Croydon Council and ISS UK and Ireland received the overall winner prizes for their inclusion policies at this evening’s 2018...

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BBC to boost diversity by ending shortlists with no black candidates

22 Jun 2018

The BBC plans to increase the proportion of black and ethnic minority staff with its announcement that all shortlists for...

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Employers need to break recruitment traditions to boost diversity

20 Jun 2018

Businesses need to “think outside the box” when recruiting if they want to improve diversity across their workforces – especially...

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Gender pay gap: PwC bans male-only candidate shortlists

4 Jun 2018

Accountancy giant PwC will no longer allow shortlists of candidates for any jobs in the UK that consist only of...

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Disabled worker

Diversity and disability: the equality challenge

1 Jun 2018

Gender pay inequalities may be making the headlines, but the UK’s “disability gap” – the poor rate of employment and...

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Government reveals “pitiful” FTSE 350 excuses for lack of gender diversity

31 May 2018

The Government has revealed what it described as the “worst” explanations FTSE 350 chairs and CEOs have given for a...

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How to use neuroscience to tackle unconscious bias

10 Apr 2018

Testing for instinctive prejudices in the workplace is a controversial area. But an approach based on the functioning of the...

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Can we be bothered? How racism persists in the workplace

23 Mar 2018

While great progress has been made with tackling racism in recent decades, Professor Binna Kandola argues that it lives on...

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Jordan Peterson

Gender equality: ‘Men and women are not the same and won’t be’

13 Mar 2018

Jordan Peterson has HR in his crosshairs with his strident criticism of efforts to close the gender pay gap and...

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Marilyn Loden on 40 years of the ‘glass ceiling’

8 Mar 2018

Management consultant Marilyn Loden coined the phrase “glass ceiling” some 40 years ago. On International Women’s Day, she talks about...

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The team from the Metropolitan Police Force collects their prize

Metropolitan Police collars Award for Diversity and Inclusion

23 Nov 2017

London’s police force has made great strides in recruiting more black and ethnic minority officers and has redesigned its selection ...

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Artificial intelligence: Could an algorithm rid us of unconscious bias?

16 Nov 2017

Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all...

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Why do female employees miss out on work-based training?

19 Oct 2017

Research published this month found that male employees are far more likely to receive training at work than women. The...

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