Greens unveil plan for diversity targets and multicultural commission

The Greens leader, Richard De Natale, has released a proposal to strengthen multiculturalism in Australia, including an independent multicultural commission and diversity targets in government departments. Di Natale will release draft legislation on Thursday that proposes making government departments and … Read More

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Leicestershire Fire Service praised for first Transgender Policy

  Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service – in the quest to provide equality for all their employees has launched their first Transgender Policy. The Fore Service stated that they wanted a service where everyone could be themselves in the workplace … Read More

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Diversity in leadership discussed at Black History Month event

Social entrepreneur and political campaigner Samuel Kasumu spoke at Imperial College London to mark the thirtieth anniversary of Black History Month. Samuel is a contributing board member of various trustees including the award-winning Elevation Networks, a charity he started at the … Read More

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Acceptable discrimination? Tattoos in the workplace

Acceptable discrimination? Tattoos in the workplace New research shows that two thirds of UK recruiters find tattoos an undesirable feature in candidates. A study by CIPD course providers, DPG Plc., reveals 64 per cent thought that tattoos were undesirable features … Read More

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Women make up same proportion of UK high earners as six years ago

Women make up same proportion of UK high earners as six years ago The proportion of British women classed as high earners has not changed in the past six years, despite a drive to increase the number of women in … Read More

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‘All boards should include people with disabilities’

‘All boards should include people with disabilities’ The charity Inclusion London is on a mission to improve diversity at trustee level Nineteen per cent of people in the UK have disabilities, yet the composition of many charity boards does not … Read More

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Lack of pension equality for same-sex couples ‘is sexual discrimination’

Lack of pension equality for same-sex couples ‘is sexual discrimination’ Denying equal pension rights to a same-sex husband – as opposed to a wife – amounts to direct, sexual discrimination, the supreme court has been told in a test case … Read More

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Companies cannot discriminate against LGBT employees, federal court rules

Companies cannot discriminate against LGBT employees, federal court rules Companies cannot discriminate against LGBT employees in the workplace because of their sexual orientation, a federal appeals court said, in a ruling that a gay rights group called a “game changer”. … Read More

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Young and older people ‘experience age discrimination at work’

Young and older people ‘experience age discrimination at work’ DWP research shows perceptions towards those aged over 70 are more positive than towards those in their 20s, unless they are in senior roles Age discrimination at work remains a problem … Read More

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