Seventy-five percent of females in the workplace consider gender pay equality to be a major workplace concern compared to just 53 percent of men. Equal pay for equal jobs is a major issue that impacts both men and women and the economy as a whole.
Published: 19 November 2018
New LinkedIn study highlights the impact of size bias in the workplace when it comes to hiring new employees, over half (56 percent) of employers believe they are missing out on talent due to discrimination against people due to their weight. LinkedIn Learning courses opened up to help professionals tackle unconscious bias and create an inclusive workplace.
Published: 3 November 2018
The fight for equality in the UK approached a turning point on 4th April 2018 when companies were forced to reveal their gender pay gap. The results were as expected – almost eight in ten companies and public-sector bodies pay men more than women. Contributor Sean Culligan.
Published: 3 September 2018
Whether it’s race, gender, sexuality or faith the more we state that diversity is a good thing the greater the expectation of staff that managers will create a safe, fair, prejudice free work place. We have acted as if the challenge was to have a workforce that reflected the diversity within society and the communities we serve.
Published: 5 July 2018
For an industry that is shaping our digital future with the ambition to improve “the economy, the environment, and society as a whole” is it fair to question whether the technology sector suffers from a chronic diversity problem when it leads in so many other areas.
Published: 27 April 2018
Currently just four percent of board members in sport representative bodies are individuals from ethnic minorities, and three percent are disabled, says new data from a survey of UK sports governing bodies by Moore Stephens, the UKs 9th largest accounting and consulting network. Contributor Sarah Hillary, Partner at Moore Stephens.
Published: 12 March 2018
This progress is positive, but there’s still a long way to go to close the gender gap for good. A report by the World Economic Forum found that the global progress in levelling the gender playing field has stalled since 2013. In fact, the UK now comes 15th in a global ranking of four areas that include education, health, the workplace and political representation – a drop from 9th place in 2006.
Published: 20 December 2017
There is widespread agreement that more needs to be done. Unconscious biases are “social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness,” according to UCSF’s Office of Diversity & Outreach. No matter our race, gender, background, education or income level, we all hold biases that have been shaped by our education, culture and experience.
Published: 21 November 2017
If you are a racist manager you are in a position to stop black people from joining your team or getting promotion. How is this possible with all the equal opportunity recruitment policies, the explicit procedures , the monitoring arrangements and a vigilant HR?
Published: 7 November 2017
The Government’s recently-published race audit highlights significant disparity in health, housing and education when it comes to the experiences of ... View Article
Published: 17 October 2017