A new study has revealed that one in four British women have been warned about their appearance in the workplace, compared to just one in nine men.
Tags: Dress Code
As HR’s focus has been shifting to highlight the needs and expectations of individuals, personal identity is becoming increasingly important but are the ways we choose to express it acceptable in a professional environment?
We’ve all heard the saying: “dress for the job you want” but how seriously do we consider our appearance at work and does it even matter?
How we dress can often symbolise what we believe in. Snéha Khilay discusses how rules surrounding workplace dress code can be discriminatory and harmful to employees.
With the temperatures likely to hit the low 30Cs today (Friday) across the South East, and the mid to high 20C’s in other parts of England and Wales, the TUC is calling on employers to temporarily relax workplace dress codes to help their staff work through the heatwave as comfortably as possible. The sudden increase…
Dress code and appearance is always an emotive subject. Employers must also ensure that they don’t fall foul of anti-discrimination legislation, which makes direct and indirect discrimination unlawful. Let’s take sex discrimination. Direct discrimination occurs when a person is treated less favourably on the ground of his or her gender than a person of the…