Unconscious bias

Let’s tackle racism in the workplace at source

Explicit racism is now significantly less common than it was once, but it's far from a thing of the past having evolved to survive in more subtle forms.

Recruitment algorithms are ‘infected with biases’, AI expert warns

13 Dec 2019

The use of algorithms in “life-changing” decisions, such as recruitment, should be stopped immediately.

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Judge begins race claim against Ministry of Justice

11 Dec 2019

A district judge has taken the Ministry of Justice and two senior judges to the employment tribunal for after he...

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Labour vows to bring in ethnicity pay gap reporting

26 Nov 2019

A Labour government would introduce ethnicity pay gap reporting and consider the introduction of “blind CVs” to help tackle discrimination....

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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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EU gender pay

Action on gender pay gap has accelerated across Europe

15 Nov 2019

More action is taking place on pay equality in Europe compared with the US, according to a recent survey, although US firms are more proactive when it comes to sexual harassment.

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Labour’s 2030 gender pay gap pledge ‘completely unrealistic’

14 Nov 2019

Labour’s pledge to close the gender pay gap by 2030 if it wins power has been described as too ambitious....

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How to tackle imposter syndrome and ‘modern racism’

20 Sep 2019

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

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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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