Unconscious bias

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Tribunal case shows flexible working is not just for women

3 Dec 2014

For years HR professionals have told managers not to penalise women who want flexible working arrangements, but have we forgotten...

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Affinity bias: George Clooney marries Amal Alamuddin. Photo: REX/Olycom

Affinity bias: George Clooney marries Amal Alamuddin

1 Oct 2014

As the year’s most eagerly anticipated celebrity wedding took place in Venice this week, professor of management and marketing at...

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How corporate social responsibility switched focus towards L&D

9 Apr 2014

With youth unemployment still high, John Charlton looks at how corporate responsibility is tackling skills shortages and boosting reputation.
There...

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Don’t dump diversity on HR – Trevor Phillips

13 Aug 2013

The Employer Network on Equality and Inclusion (enei) has just announced that Trevor Phillips, renowned equality campaigner and former chair...

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Overcoming your unconscious bias

18 Jun 2013

Making yourself and others aware of unconscious bias can make for a more inclusive culture and wider pool of talent....

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Survey identifies measures to achieve fairer workplaces

11 Dec 2012

Employers that carry out equal pay audits, offer flexible working and aim to tackle unconscious bias in their organisations are more...

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HR’s role in improving boardroom diversity

23 Feb 2012

One year on from the publication of Lord Davies’ report on gender diversity in UK boardrooms, it is clear that...

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We’re all prejudiced and we need to admit it

22 Jun 2009

Binna Kandola tells Rob Moss that everyone is inherently biased and explains how this is hampering diversity in the workplace.

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Discrimination could be avoided with anonymous CVs, claims Lib Dem MP

13 May 2009

Job applications should be anonymous so employers don’t “subliminally” discriminate based on gender, race or age, a Liberal Democrat MP...

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Acknowledgement of bias is the key to tackling discrimination

3 Dec 2007

Diversity and inclusion are being taken more seriously than ever before. Legislation has obviously helped – not only to punish those...

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Key to a more diverse boardroom is avoiding identikit thinking

12 Nov 2007

Research launched later this week will expose the fact that the number of women on FTSE-listed boards is still painfully...

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EAT overturns ruling following chairman’s white remark

9 Jan 2006

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has overturned a decision after the original chairman told a claimant she looked "as white as the English".

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