Diversity and equality

Index here items on equal opportunities, managing diversity and inclusion.

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    Losing orientation

    The keenly awaited view of the advocate-general on Seymour-Smith and Perez was delivered at the end of July. This concerned the case that challenges the legality of the two-year qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims...

    New Deal for disabled people

    The company, which employs 11,000 disabled people in the UK and abroad, says it wants to concentrate its efforts on finding jobs for younger trainees.

    Award promotes fair treatment

    Organisers of the Wainwright Trust Breakthrough award believe it will highlight the “often unsung” work of equal opportunities officers, law centre workers and trade union officers in bringing about real changes to working...

    Report bears out age barrier

    Employment minister Andrew Smith was forced to reiterate his promise to tackle the problem through a voluntary code of practice after research showed that, despite being more willing to take flexible posts, older workers...

    Balance sought for quangos (in brief)

    Government departments have been set an ambitious target of 50:50 male/female representation on quangos. David Clark, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, said 7,000 women were needed, particularly in the Treasury, the Foreign...

    Stand up, diversity champions

    The CIPD, in collaboration with Opportunity Now, is recognising the diversity work of HR practitioners through the directing diversity talent award. This is one of the categories in the annual Opportunity Now awards, which...

    AHRI: Vive la difference

    Are we inclusive? This is one of the most important questions a chairman can ask his or her board, the CEO his or her staff, line managers their team and it is the HR question to ask at the end of a tumultuous year. And it...