Unconscious bias

How to tackle imposter syndrome and ‘modern racism’

It's not unusual for black people and those from ethnic minority backgrounds to feel they don't belong in certain workplaces. Binna Kandola suggests ways of minimalising imposter syndrome

Most female professionals never negotiate pay

17 Sep 2019

More than half of all female professionals (57%) have never attempted to negotiate a pay rise, and if they do...

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Automation and AI: how it will actually affect the workplace

5 Sep 2019

Is there any consensus over the effects of the spread of AI over the next few years and is HR well placed to play its part in reshaping the workforce?

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How to deal with an employment tribunal

4 Aug 2019

The employment tribunal is not something any employer particularly relishes. Omar Khalil provides some expert advice for HR professionals facing...

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Young people critical of lack of diversity and social mobility

16 May 2019

Two-thirds of young people feel they have to conceal or change who they really are in order to make a good impression and find a job at many businesses.

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What is it like to work in diversity and inclusion?

26 Apr 2019

Have you got what it takes to spearhead diversity and inclusion initiatives? Stephanie Sparrow finds out why diversity and inclusion...

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British Council: ‘There’s a whole ecosystem of diversity here’

15 Apr 2019

For the 650-strong support centre for the British Council in India, it can be a challenge to find good talent but embedding diversity into its culture has helped

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Germany lags behind as gender pay gap narrows

27 Mar 2019

The UK’s slight gender pay gap narrowing means it is in step with other economically similar nations. But Germany has...

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ethnicity pay reporting

Leading businesses sign up for ethnicity pay gap pledge

1 Mar 2019

Fifteen prominent UK organisations have signed a commitment to work towards mandatory ethnic pay gap reporting and to encourage other businesses to do so.

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Diversity in HR: is it really a ‘white female’ profession?

26 Feb 2019

Although often tasked with improving diversity and inclusion, HR is still often seen as a “white female” career. But is...

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Police forces should ‘positively discriminate’ to boost diversity

22 Feb 2019

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

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‘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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