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Managing an autistic employee

Managing an autistic employee

Working with someone on the autism spectrum (including those with Asperger syndrome), can be an enriching experience for managers and colleagues alike, but it may also present some challenges. Here we... »

Diversity and inclusion: 8 best practices for changing your culture

Diversity and inclusion: 8 best practices for changing your culture

Diverse and inclusive companies drive innovative results. Yet the tech industry still struggles with diversity and inclusion, often failing to attract diverse talent due to inclusivity ... »

John Parker decries slow progress on ethnic minority board representation

John Parker decries slow progress on ethnic minority board representation

John Parker, author of an influential report into ethnic and cultural diversity and chairman of utility company Pennon, has called on British business to step up their efforts on ethnic minority board... »

New Gender Pay Gap Research Again Signals The Need For Unconscious Bias Training

New Gender Pay Gap Research Again Signals The Need For Unconscious Bias Training

With research from the European Parliament showing that a 14.8% gender pay gap still exists within the EU and with new research from Instant Officesshowing that more than half of UK women still feel u... »

How organisations can enable workplace diversity and inclusion

How organisations can enable workplace diversity and inclusion

Organisations with diverse voices are able to innovate holistic solutions to business and societal challenges, encourage creative thinking and win success with customers Research supports that Diversi... »

How white employers can “do diversity” better

How white employers can “do diversity” better

My first experience of a workplace ‘diversity discussion’ happened during an internship for a London based communications firm. Over a lunch break, I remember asking my fellow interns whether they wou... »

Lesbian, bi and trans women face serious health inequalities in the UK and nobody is doing anything about it

Lesbian, bi and trans women face serious health inequalities in the UK and nobody is doing anything about it

While the gap in healthcare between genders is becoming more well-known, the fact that LBT women face poorer care than straight, cisgender women remains an underreported issue.   “The health ineq... »

‘People of colour seem to be superglued to the floor’

‘People of colour seem to be superglued to the floor’

The UK’s top firms have failed to make any progress on increasing ethnic diversity amongst top executives, a new report has found Ethnic minority representation has fallen over the past year and... »

One in five of UK’s top FTSE 350 firms warned over gender diversity

One in five of UK’s top FTSE 350 firms warned over gender diversity

One in five of the top 350 UK companies have been warned about the lack of gender diversity at senior levels. A government-backed review has written to 63 firms asking them how they plan to improve ge... »

Most business leaders would be ‘apprehensive’ about hiring a senior disabled employee

Most business leaders would be ‘apprehensive’ about hiring a senior disabled employee

‘Shocking’ survey finds concerns over the cost of workplace adjustments among factors cited by employers. One in five business leaders would be “very apprehensive” about appointing a disabled person t... »

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