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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... »

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... »

Companies warned over lack of progress on board diversity

Companies warned over lack of progress on board diversity

Nearly one in five FTSE 350 companies have been cautioned over a lack of women on their board and executive committees, as big investors increasingly demand that businesses pay more heed to diversity.... »

More than half of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) MPs asked by ITV News have experienced racism in Parliament

More than half of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) MPs asked by ITV News have experienced racism in Parliament

More than half of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) MPs say they have experienced racism, racial profiling and prejudice from fellow MPs, an ITV News investigation has found. In an anonymous sur... »

With the number of D&I roles exploding, is this the year we get serious about diversity and inclusion?

With the number of D&I roles exploding, is this the year we get serious about diversity and inclusion?

At the end of last month, nearly two-thirds of people responding to a Glassdoor survey said the companies they worked for were investing more in D&I initiatives compared to previous years. The re... »

Sole traders can play vital role in diversity and inclusion

Sole traders can play vital role in diversity and inclusion

Sole traders can play an important role in encouraging diversity and inclusion within financial advice, the chief executive of the Personal Finance Society has said. Keith Richards acknowledged that a... »

How one million disabled people are shut out of employment in the UK

How one million disabled people are shut out of employment in the UK

Earning a living is a right most of us take for granted. But one million disabled people are currently being denied the opportunity to work, say campaigners. Those who could make an important contribu... »

UK falls six places in gender equality rankings

UK falls six places in gender equality rankings

Country has fallen from 15th most equal nation in last audit in 2018 to 21st this time.  The UK has fallen six places down the global rankings for gender equality. Despite successive prime minist... »

Was 2018 positive for diversity and inclusion?

Was 2018 positive for diversity and inclusion?

The news has been filled with negative headlines, but the workplace can be a catalyst for change, says Stephen Frost. This has been an important year for diversity and inclusion (D&I), and we have... »

UK Music survey suggests diversity initiatives are having an impact

UK Music survey suggests diversity initiatives are having an impact

The UK music industry is slowly becoming more diverse, though there is still plenty more work to be done, according to the results of the latest survey by UK Music’s Diversity Taskforce. The survey wa... »

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