Equal Opportunities

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... »

Delivering Outcomes Through Diversity

Delivering Outcomes Through Diversity

Building a board environment that enables debate, discussion, and a leadership style that allows for possible disagreement or ideas to discuss tradeoffs allows you to get the best ideas what leads to ... »

Proptech can lead on diversity

Proptech can lead on diversity

Put the words ‘technology’ and ‘property’ side by side and the automatic association is with disruption and modernisation. But is the forward-thinking sector really that modern? Technological know-how... »

Quotas alone can’t fix diversity – it’s time to go further

Quotas alone can’t fix diversity – it’s time to go further

Many of the International Women’s Month panel discussions I have sat on turn to the topic of quotas. I always defend them. I reject the criticism that quotas somehow usurp “meritocracy” because merito... »

UK Universities Have An Inclusion Problem & Change Isn’t Happening Fast Enough

UK Universities Have An Inclusion Problem & Change Isn’t Happening Fast Enough

Last year, Oxford Union came under fire when blind working-class Ghanian student Ebenezer Azamati was dragged out of one of its debating events. Brendan McGrath, the president of the union who has sin... »

Young ethnic minority workers more likely to be in unstable jobs – study

Young ethnic minority workers more likely to be in unstable jobs – study

Young people from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds are at greater risk of being in unstable employment, according to research. The group is 47% more likely to to be on a zero-hours c... »

What barriers to employment are faced by disabled candidates?

What barriers to employment are faced by disabled candidates?

What barriers to employment are faced by disabled candidates? There is much talk about the disability employment gap and its causes. At Evenbreak, we wanted to find out from the real experts... »

CBI calls for British companies to publish ethnicity pay gap details

CBI calls for British companies to publish ethnicity pay gap details

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which first published its own pay stats based on ethnicity in April last year, has called on organisations with more than 250 employees to follow suit. ... »

Almost a third of people ‘have never’ heard mention of Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace | Manchester Pride Research Findings

Almost a third of people ‘have never’ heard mention of Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace | Manchester Pride Research Findings

Almost a third of people surveyed ‘have never’ heard mention of Diversity and Inclusion by their employer in the workplace. Yet 50% of those surveyed have faced discrimination based on their sexual or... »

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