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How to completely switch off from work and relax

How to completely switch off from work and relax

You finished work three hours ago, so why are you still anxiously checking email on your phone? And is it essential to hit refresh on Twitter every two minutes when you’re supposed to be winding... »

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... »

How can your organisation become digitally inclusive?

How can your organisation become digitally inclusive?

The Covid-19 crisis has required entire workforces across the world to change their working practices at very short notice. This has brought our relationship and our reliance on technology into v... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

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