Unconscious bias

Police forces should ‘positively discriminate’ to boost diversity

Police forces should be allowed to positively discriminate in favour of those from minority ethnic backgrounds in order to become...

‘Ee-bah-gum’: accent bias still afflicts UK

4 Feb 2019

Pronounced regional accents can be a barrier to career progress and social mobility, as they are perceived negatively by some...

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Steep decline in race discrimination tribunal awards

4 Feb 2019

The average compensation awarded in workplace race discrimination cases fell by 14% over the past year, but the number of...

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Boost apprenticeship access for women to increase diversity

28 Jan 2019

The government should remove any barriers preventing young women embarking on apprenticeships, according to a report published today by the...

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Gender pay gap reporting 2019: Only half of employers are improving

16 Jan 2019

With less than three months left for large employers to publish their second tranche of gender pay gap data, Jo...

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Women face discrimination in surgeons’ ‘old boys club’, research finds

8 Jan 2019

Six out of 10 female surgeons have experienced discrimination at work, with many feeling the profession does not support childcare...

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Gender pay gap reporting: How to get it right for 2019

2 Jan 2019

The first round of gender pay gap reporting was big news in 2018, but how will employers adjust their approach...

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University lecture ethnic minorities

Academics from ethnic minorities experience 26% pay gap

7 Dec 2018

Russell Group universities pay academics from ethnic minorities significantly less than white colleagues

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The Virgin Money team receives its Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector) Award at the 2018 Personnel Today Awards ceremony

Virgin Money strikes right balance for Diversity & Inclusion (Private Sector) Award win

21 Nov 2018

With its sixth Personnel Today Awards win in seven years, Virgin Money again wowed the judges; this time with its...

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Stop asking candidates to disclose salary, say employers

12 Nov 2018

Three-quarters of hiring managers think the gender pay gap could be reduced if interviewees were not asked to disclose their...

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Succession planning: driving success in gender diversity

24 Sep 2018

Poor succession planning for leadership positions could be contributing to the limited progress in achieving gender balance. Brett Moffatt explains...

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

2 Aug 2018

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

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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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