Diversity/Inclusion

Clegg urges recruiters to be a bridge between clients and candidates from ‘lower-caste’ backgrounds

With the UK suffering from a “social caste” system, recruiters need to be the bridge between clients and candidates to boost social mobility across the UK, according to former Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg.

Pop-up cafés offer new skills for deaf

Pop-up cafes are helping people who are deaf or hard of hearing to get a foothold in the hospitality industry, reports Colin Cottell. 

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 20 April 2017

Plugging the skills gap

Building bridges with refugees

19 April 2017

Search firms to improve diversity shortlists following report

Executive search firms could have to review candidate shortlists more closely in future to take account of a new recommendation from MPs aimed at improving gender diversity in UK boardrooms.

Executive search 5 April 2017

WEC inquiry looks at progress on older workers

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched a new inquiry into older people and employment, looking at current government policies to help people extend working lives, and possible further steps tackling age discrimination.

Public sector 28 March 2017

Flashdance: what a flexible feeling

A dancing flash-mob is descending on London's Trafalgar Square at the end of the month to promote flexible working.

22 March 2017

Combating unconscious bias in the workplace

A programme aimed at tackling unconscious bias is playing a vital role in construction company Carillion’s efforts to boost workforce diversity and inclusion.

Recruiters urged to secure indemnity from clients to protect against discrimination claims

Recruiters have been urged to secure an indemnity from clients protecting them from prosecution against discrimination claims following a landmark ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) today.

14 March 2017

Vodafone ReConnects with career-break women

Multi-national telecommunications firm Vodafone has launched ReConnect - a recruitment programme for women on career breaks.

Lloyds vows to fill more senior jobs with women

Lloyds Banking Group announces a commitment to ensuring 40% of its senior roles are held by women

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Small can be beautiful with social media

Small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) can be just as successful as their larger counterparts...

Parliament appeals to Commons people

Even institutions as well known as Parliament need to boost awareness of their employer brand.

Retail, Public sector 28 February 2017

Stonewall launches Proud Employers jobs hub

Lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) equality charity Stonewall has launched inclusive jobs hub Proud Employers.

27 February 2017

CLARITY into the careers of students

Working to raise the career aspirations of blind and disabled students

1 January 2017

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