Annual reports are an important indication of the wider issues and initiatives that large companies see as a priority. Of the annual reports analysed; GSK, Barclays and Pearson outperformed the other FTSE 100 companies when it came to representing LGBT+ diversity and inclusion
Published: 20 August 2019
Despite 81 percent of respondents stating it’s important to consider D&I in the workplace, one in five (22 percent) confessed to not knowing what Diversity and Inclusion means. A further third stated they knew what Diversity and Inclusion meant but didn’t feel able to define it.
Published: 26 July 2019
Based on the views of over 1,200 respondents, The Great Big Workplace Adjustments Survey provides a detailed and up-to-date picture of what is and isn’t working when it comes to making and managing adjustments; how effective adjustments are, and how far everyone who needs adjustments has them in place.
Published: 26 April 2019
Govia Thameslink Railway, which runs Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express, has launched the UK’s biggest rail recruitment campaign to attract more women and young people to consider a rewarding career in rail.
Published: 7 March 2019
Business Disability Forum, which works with businesses, disabled people and the Government to improve the life chances of disabled people, made the recommendations in response to the Commission’s recent consultation on its future strategy.
Published: 18 January 2019
Commenting on recent attacks on FTSE groups for a lack of women at board level, the firm’s co-founder has stressed that movement on this issue cannot be made through enforcing diversity targets. Instead, a focus on addressing the heart of the issue will drive real change.
Published: 20 November 2018
With experienced and skilled employees often more reluctant to take up international assignments, businesses operating in multiple countries need to review their policies and how these are enforced, in order to attract diverse candidate profiles to international placements.
Published: 27 October 2018
With the public spotlight on sexual harassment cases and the gender pay gap, new research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) demonstrates how discrimination is rife across the workplace. More than four in five (85 percent) of women and 80 percent of men report that they have witnessed gender-discriminatory acts at work.
Published: 1 February 2018
In the past, women who moved to support their husband were labelled as the ‘trailing spouse’ by old-school business and in fact even today only 20 percent of those on international assignments are women. However, recent reports suggest it is not only women who have to cope with outmoded attitudes in the modern business world.
Published: 29 November 2017
Review finds FTSE 100 companies are on track to meet the target of having one third of board positions held by women by 2020, if they continue to meet progress made in the last three years. The number of women on company boards has more than doubled since 2011.
Published: 16 November 2017