Invisibility of disabled people in the media

Is Frances Ryan’s article (Diversity is in Vogue, but not for Women with disabilities, 8 January) a call to arms addressed to directors of communications, or is it symptomatic of a wider problem to do with disability? In 1995 the … 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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UK has one of worst records for gender equality at work

UK has one of worst records for gender equality at work  Researchers rank Britain 11th out of 18 countries, including US, France and Spain, for factors such as pay and board level representation Britain has one of the worst records … Read More

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Increasing workplace diversity could boost UK economy by £24bn each year

UK GDP could increase by up to 1.3% per year if workers from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds progressed at the same rate as their white colleagues. That is according to findings from the government-backed McGregor-Smith review released today, … Read More

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Tech Employers that Bang the Diversity Drum Ignore One Simple Solution

  Technology employers are quick to say they want to recruit more women. But those truly serious about doing it can offer a simple employment incentive that most female IT pros desire: remote working. Tech employers should offer more flexible … Read More

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Everybody wins when employers embrace diversity

  How UK employers ensure people of all races, beliefs and sexual orientation are happy, supported and encouraged to excel in the workplace The ethical and business cases for diversity are well-known. But genuine diversity and inclusion across British organisations … Read More

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Gender pay gap starts early with 20% disparity in pocket money – study

Girls aged five to 16 receive £2.20 less per week than boys and are allowed less financial independence, report shows The gender pay gap by which women earn significantly less than men during their careers begins early in childhood with … Read More

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UK lags behind Europe on workplace gender equality

Hallidays set a great example as the UK lags behind Europe on workplace gender equality Recent press commented on the ’Gender pay gap 5% for millennials’. “The gender pay gap for women in their 20’s has halved to five per … Read More

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