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The UK harbours a population full of people from all walks of life which has made the UK a hub for diversity but a recent study has found that biases towards diversity is effecting business opportunities.
Embracing diversity within the workplace is an important aspect to any businesses because a diverse workforce is one that offers a variety of skills, ideas along with an alternative business flavour providing a competitive edge.
Organisations who embrace a diverse workforce are more likely …Read more
With the skill crisis threatening the economic recovery, employers are encouraged to link volunteering with learning and development strategies.
A new report from the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, unveils a framework to get more employees and employers volunteering to help young people get into work.
While the UK can currently boast of economic recovery, the skill crisis that many businesses estimate could hit within the next year, continues to threaten the …Read more
The identity crisis is one that is woven into every youngster’s childhood. Little girls toys are ones that are more-often-than-not associated with their traditional gender roles; the kitchen, the push chair, the play house; the vanity mirror - all are manufactured in the same hot pink plastic and scream “this is your life”.
While women are increasingly ready to avoid their traditional roles in favour of a more business orientated lifestyle, there are still some barriers they …Read more
It’s no secret that the glamour of the 1950s pinup-style actress holding her lipstick stained cigarette while oozing sex appeal may be the original cause of a smoking generation. In light of scientific discovery uncovering a host of health issues including the big C, there is now a righteous stigma attached to the recreational habit.
The habit is now more generally associated with ill health, poor hygiene and a lack of self-respect which is a far cry from the associated image of the 1950 …Read more
It has been over a decade since the first equality audit was carried out in order to highlight the importance for businesses to embrace a more diverse workforce whilst ensuring that all individuals are presented with equal opportunities.
The audit carried out by the TUC found that all affiliated unions are running targeted recruitment campaigns at LGBT workers. This marks an impressive increase from just 38% of unions in 2011.
General Secretary at TUC, Frances O’Grady, said: “I& …Read more