UK asset managers need to go further for LGBT staff

Employees from Schroders, Legal & General Investment Management and State Street will be among those representing asset managers at London’s Pride parade this weekend, but the industry still has a long way to go to combat prejudice and improve the … Read More

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British Land boss wants more diversity to mend ‘mistakes’

The boss of one of Britain’s biggest property companies, British Land, on Wednesday said he wanted his industry to be more open to diversity as London celebrates Pride week. British Land has been one of the bigger corporate supporters of … 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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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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50% provide benefits to assist LGBT staff with family care and planning

50% provide benefits to assist LGBT staff with family care and planning Half (50%) of global employer respondents provide benefits that support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees with family care and planning, such as fertility treatment, surrogacy, adoption, or parental leave, … Read More

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Five strategies for better LGBT workplace inclusion

Five strategies for better LGBT workplace inclusion Experts at last week’s Economist conference provided useful insight for HR practitioners grappling with D&I The line-up for The Economist’s second Pride and Prejudice conference – focusing on the business case for LGBT … Read More

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Asda, Co-op the only retailers listed on top LGBT-inclusive list

Asda and The Co-op are the only retailers to have been listed in Stonewall’s list of top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers. The Top 100 Employers list – created by Stonewall, the UK’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) charity and … Read More

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LGBT And The Secret To Inclusion In UK Workplaces

Across the globe, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) communities experience alienation, exclusion and discrimination on a daily basis and the workplace is no exception. Many LGBT individuals, along with others who often find themselves in the minority or as … Read More

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6 best LGBT-inclusive books for kids and young adults

Discover reads that will help broaden their horizons – and encourage compassion in the classroom The stories we’re told as children can play a huge part in influencing our childhoods. They spark our imaginations and begin engagement with some of … Read More

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Where Is Justice And Equality For LGBT Asylum Seekers In The UK?

Seeking asylum is not a crime but a fundamental human right as enshrined in the United Nations Human Rights Convention 1951 Charter (UNHCR) that guarantees the rights of every individual everywhere. Gradually, this basic human right to safety is becoming … Read More

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