THE DIVERSITY DIGEST

The employer action needed to address the significant lack of racial equality in career progression
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The employer action needed to address the significant lack of racial equality in career progression

New CIPD research aims to help employers address the stark racial inequalities in career progression evident in UK organisations. The report, Addressing the barriers to BAME employee career progression to..

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10 Ways to Remove Gender Bias from Job Descriptions
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10 Ways to Remove Gender Bias from Job Descriptions

The newest report from Glassdoor Economic Research, “The Pipeline Problem: How College Majors Contribute to the Gender Pay Gap revealed that nine of the 10 highest paying majors we examined..

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British Transport Police
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British Transport Police

We're British Transport Police - the national police force for the railways in England, Scotland and Wales - and we want you to join us on our journey and bring..

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New Year career changers set sights on life in the classroom Package of support in place for people tempted by teaching
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New Year career changers set sights on life in the classroom Package of support in place for people tempted by teaching

With the nation poised to head back to work after the festive break, new figures released today show January continues to be a popular month for people looking to switch..

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The TV Collective launches list of BAME leaders
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The TV Collective launches list of BAME leaders

Diversity campaign group The TV Collective have launched their power list of 60 leading BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) figures in the British television industry. The group includes commissioners,..

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Mind the gap
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Mind the gap

Britain’s gender pay data needs a rigorous audit. Some companies have suspiciously reported no gap between the pay of male and female employees, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. The..

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I want to tackle minority ethnic pay gap in London says Sadiq Khan
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I want to tackle minority ethnic pay gap in London says Sadiq Khan

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has pledged to lead by example on London’s black, Asian and minority ethnicity (BAME) pay gap, as part of his drive to tackle inequality...

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‘Why I invented the phrase “glass ceiling”
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‘Why I invented the phrase “glass ceiling”

The term "glass ceiling" refers to the sometimes-invisible barrier to success that many women come up against in their careers. Management consultant Marilyn Loden coined the phrase almost 40 years..

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Senior managers creating organisations of clones
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Senior managers creating organisations of clones

Employer bias is leading three in 10 (29 per cent) senior managers to hire people just like them, risking business innovation and potential British business potential is at risk because..

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Ofsted annual report: Religious schools increasingly ‘flouting’ British values
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Ofsted annual report: Religious schools increasingly ‘flouting’ British values

A growing number of private religious schools are “deliberately flouting British values and equalities law”, Ofsted has said. According to the watchdog, illegal schools are also being created to avoid..

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Lack of childcare support for players ‘an absolute disgrace’ says Pregnant Chelsea Ladies manager
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Lack of childcare support for players ‘an absolute disgrace’ says Pregnant Chelsea Ladies manager

Chelsea Ladies manager Emma Hayes says the lack of childcare support received by women in professional football is an “absolute disgrace” The manager of Chelsea Ladies has said the lack..

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Government sets targets for gender and ethnic diversity in quangos
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Government sets targets for gender and ethnic diversity in quangos

Cabinet Office says that within five years, half of all 5,500 public appointees should be women, and 14% from ethnic minorities The government has for the first time committed to..

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Are job ads biased?  Survey reveals shocking truths in recruitment
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Are job ads biased? Survey reveals shocking truths in recruitment

Job adverts across the UK are using language likely to bias who applies for the job based on their gender according to research released today. The study released by the..

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British Science Festival 2018
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British Science Festival 2018

The British Science Festival is Europe’s longest standing science Festival, traveling to a different place in the United Kingdom each year. Our Festival aims to connect people with scientists, engineers,..

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Three outstanding women celebrated as Young Woman Engineers of the Year 2017
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Three outstanding women celebrated as Young Woman Engineers of the Year 2017

Three young female engineers have been recognised at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards for their work in engineering. IET Young Woman..

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Lack of diversity in engineering could be fuelling recruitment shortage.
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Lack of diversity in engineering could be fuelling recruitment shortage.

Nearly two thirds (61%) of the engineering and technical workforce consider the recruitment of engineering and technical staff with the right skills as a barrier to achieving their business objectives..

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BBC JOURNALIST FEATURES IN OXFORD DIVERSITY PROJECT
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BBC JOURNALIST FEATURES IN OXFORD DIVERSITY PROJECT

A PORTRAIT of BBC journalist Reeta Chakrabarti has gone up at Oxford in an exhibition aimed at promoting the uni­versity’s ethnic, socio-economic and gender diversity, writes Amit Roy. Chakrabarti, 52,..

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Deloitte and PwC join Tech Talent Charter
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Deloitte and PwC join Tech Talent Charter

Deloitte and PwC have signed up to the Tech Talent Charter, aiming to increase the number of women involved in the technology industry The initiative was launched two years ago..

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Over half of internships result in job offers, research finds
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Over half of internships result in job offers, research finds

Yet 72% of those who are offered a job from their internship decline the offer It’s a graduate’s job market: 1 in 3 (34%) have declined a job Confidence crisis:..

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Patrick Vernon OBE Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Black History Month Magazine
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Patrick Vernon OBE Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Black History Month Magazine

Patrick Vernon OBE is credited as a filmmaker, cultural historian and founder of the 100 Great Black Britons. As Black History Month celebrates its 30th anniversary, Patrick has been appointed..

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