Diversity and equality

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

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    Code ‘will not beat ageism’

    Employment minister Andrew Smith’s request to employment tribunal chairs to make his anti-ageism code a “soft law” will not turn the tide of discrimination against older workers, a leading recruiter has...

    Ageism row takes legal twist (in brief)

    Employment ministers are believed to be in dispute over the legal status of the long-promised code of practice on age discrimination. The draft version made no mention of whether it is supposed to be statutory or voluntary...

    Institutional ageism

    It seems particularly inappropriate that the Department for Education and Employment, which continually denies the need for anti-ageist legislation, should be responsible for an advertisement for the New Deal boasting that...

    New code aims to tackle ageism in the workplace

    Employment minister Andrew Smith has called on employers and the wider community to “join the fight” against ageism in the workplace. But while not ruling out legislation entirely, the government’s report...