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    What did the Race Commission tell employers about bias?

    The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities’ report has been condemned for ‘whitewashing’, but what messages did it have for HR and business? The post What did the Race Commission tell employers about bias? appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Personnel Today Awards 2021 opens for entries

    HR and L&D teams wishing to celebrate the successes of the past year can begin their journey towards receiving the… The post Personnel Today Awards 2021 opens for entries appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Pink Squid and Vodafone are class act at RAD Awards 2021

    Vodafone and Pink Squid received the 2021 Work of the Year at the 2021 RAD Awards, hosted online yesterday evening by Josh Widdicombe and Maisie Adam. Pink Squid and the telecoms giant were recognised for their Act Up campaign, which was also recognised for the best use of audio and the best graduate campaign. The […] More

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    Ethnic minorities more likely to be overlooked for jobs and pay rises

    Shutterstock One in three black and minority ethnic workers claim to have been unfairly turned down for a job, and they are twice as likely to have been kept in insecure work than their white colleagues. This is according to the TUC, which said the Covid-19 pandemic had shone a spotlight on the discrimination faced […] More

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    Finance regulator considers setting board diversity targets

    The City; London’s financial district Shutterstock Listed companies could be required to appoint a minimum number of diverse board members under measures being considered by the Financial Conduct Authority. In a speech on Wednesday, FCA chief executive Nikhil Rathi suggested that the watchdog was weighing up whether it would need to require firms to meet […] More

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    Finance firms falling behind on gender diversity targets

    Shutterstock Around three in 10 finance firms who committed to improving gender balance at senior management level either missed their 2020 deadlines or are falling behind on their future targets. Analysis of the progress made by organisations that signed up to the Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter found that 44 of the 209 signatories analysed […] More

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    Employee Benefits prepares for Insights Online Series

    Employee Benefits Insights online series, which explores the latest trends and solutions in reward strategies for 2021 and beyond, starts on Monday (15 March). The four-day event will see industry experts take to the virtual stage to share their first-hand experience and knowledge during keynote addresses, as well as practical ‘How to’ and strategy sessions. An array of topics […] More

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    Nearly a fifth of FTSE 100 lack board-level ethnic diversity

    Shutterstock Almost a fifth of FTSE 100 companies still lack ethnic minority representation on their boards. According to the latest data from the Parker Review, which set FTSE 100 firms a target of appointing one person from an ethnic minority background to their boards by the end of 2021, 74 companies had board-level ethnic minority […] More

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    Sellafield accused of ‘toxic culture’ of bullying

    Sellafield nuclear site employs around 10,000 staffAndrew Findlay / Alamy Stock Photo A ‘toxic culture’ of sexual harassment, racial abuse and homophobic bullying has been uncovered at nuclear site Sellafield. In a letter leaked to the BBC, whistleblowers from the organisation’s ethnic minority staff network said there were “shocking stories” of racial abuse, while other […] More

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    Younger women face £100,000 gender pensions gap

    Women will spend more of their career working part time and caring for family, so saving lessShutterstock The average woman in her twenties will have to work almost 40 years longer than her male counterpart to build up the same pension, according to a report by Scottish Widows. According to the company’s report, published to […] More

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    A third of women hide menopause symptoms at work

    Shutterstock Vodafone is launching a menopause awareness, training and support programme after a survey it commissioned found a third of women hid their menopause symptoms at work and 43% felt too embarrassed to ask for support. The mobile network estimated that around 15% of its 100,000 employees are currently experiencing the menopause, and many of […] More

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