This guide for employers draws from CIPD research and focus group discussions with experts in the CIPD Senior Diversity Network to provide insights to help in progressing diversity and inclusion in organisations.
In January 2013, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published guidance and a research report on pre-employment questionnaires.
A taskforce set up by the EHRC has helped lead to improvements in employees’ treatment in the meat and poultry processing industry.
On 1 October 2012, Opportunity Now and Race for Opportunity published ‘Diversity on boards. Guidance to companies on implementation of the UK Corporate Governance Code amendments on diversity on boards’
‘Changing Gear: Quickening the Pace of Women’s Progression’ was published by Opportunity Now in August 2012.
This good practice guide looks at correctly handling the redundancy process if you have employees who are pregnant or on maternity leave.
The EHRC policy report, ‘The perfect partnership – Workplace solutions for disabled people and business’, was published in May 2012.
Stonewall’s tools for lesbian, gay and bisexual jobseekers include Proud Employers, a job site with posts exclusively from LGB-friendly employers, and the Starting Out Careers Guide.
In September 2011, the Employers’ Forum on Disability (EFD) launched its new Disability Standard.
Clearkit is an online resource to help employers recruit disabled people.