Discrimination

Stats for female workers offshore ‘not good enough’ says OGUK

Stats for female workers offshore ‘not good enough’ says OGUK

These are some of the big questions delegates attending Oil and Gas UK’s first business breakfast of the year discussed earlier this month. The business case was neatly put by Craig Shanaghey of Wood,... »

Why able bodied people should boycott inaccessible spaces

Why able bodied people should boycott inaccessible spaces

Meg Fozzard calls for able bodied people to boycott pubs that aren’t wheelchair friendly I love my local pub. It’s just down the road from our flat and is quirky without being pretentious. There is a ... »

The biggest diversity issues of 2020 that every company will have to address if they want to stay relevant and profitable

The biggest diversity issues of 2020 that every company will have to address if they want to stay relevant and profitable

Brian Reaves, chief diversity and inclusion officer at Dell Policies and programs have to account for the fact that not all minorities are the same, Reaves told Business Insider.  There needs to ... »

UK companies have ‘poor’ record on ethnic diversity

UK companies have ‘poor’ record on ethnic diversity

Most UK companies’ approach to ethnic diversity is unsatisfactory as more than half of the largest companies in the country do not have a director with a BAME background on their board, a damning... »

Disability in the workplace: mind the (pay) gap?

Disability in the workplace: mind the (pay) gap?

Claire Powell and Ryan Bradshaw, who specialise in employment law, assess current pay challenges faced by disabled workers. It is easy to assume that in the UK in 2020 a physical or mental disability ... »

Minority ethnic Britons face ‘shocking’ job discrimination

Minority ethnic Britons face ‘shocking’ job discrimination

UK research finds levels of discrimination unchanged since late 1960s. Black Britons and those of south Asian origin face “shocking” discrimination in the labour market at levels unchanged since the l... »

Disability and age discrimination are top concerns for UK employees

Disability and age discrimination are top concerns for UK employees

More than half of employees say the inclusion of disabled people is an area that requires the greatest improvement within their organisation; with the diversity of age groups coming in a close second ... »

Quarter of UK workers have faced discrimination in the past year

Quarter of UK workers have faced discrimination in the past year

A survey reveals a fifth of staff think their workplace is not sufficiently diverse. Almost one in four (23 per cent) UK employees has experienced workplace discrimination in the last 12 months, accor... »

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