Employers must respond to calls for workplace diversity, driven by anti-discrimination law and the need to attract, motivate and retain top talent.
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New research finds that employer investment in diversity programmes fall far short off the mark.
Working mothers feel stigma which manifests in a shocking way.
New study finds that negative views on flexible working are prevalent in the UK, especially amongst men.
A new survey from minority ethnic backgrounds exposes unconscious bias in the workplace.
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New Sutton Trust research has found that over a quarter of internships in the UK are unpaid.
As the number of knowledge workers worldwide swells, the workplace experience is becoming the new labour market zeitgeist .
Why are the findings of the Hampton-Alexander Review worse than expected?
Heather Jackson, founder of the Balanced Business Forum talks gender balance, diversity and parental leave
The Balanced Business Forum (formally The Women’s Business Forum) is the world’s first and only annual gender balanced leadership and talent management conference. Founded by Heather Jackson, who re-mortgaged her house to create it, the Forum rings together over 500 influential business leaders from across the world who want and need to be challenged with new research, case studies and proven solutions to progressive talent management. HRreview caught up with Heather in between talks at October’s Forum.
CVs should be submitted to employers anonymously to ensure that more British Muslims are employed in top professions in the UK. Demos, one of Britain’s leading cross party thinktanks, made the recommendation in a new report ‘Rising to the Top’, which notes that only 16% of British Muslims are currently in senior roles, fewer people than any other religious group.
Diversity in all shapes and forms is critical in a company’s ability to adapt and innovate in a fast-changing world. Not only is it essential to the success of a company but it’s pivotal to growth.
Employment support scheme helping record number of people with disabilities and mental health conditions
A record number of people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions are being helped into work with the Access to Work scheme.
While the Governments’ consultation ‘Closing the Gender Pay gap’ is a welcomed one, the solution doesn’t solely lie in analysing and managing pay, says Mercer.
Retail guru Mary Portas has joined the judging panel that will assess the top 50 most influential LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people in business and enterprise.