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  • Diversity and Inclusion Standard Advice Needed!


    I work for a company of circa 2,000 employees, we are looking to follow a Diversity and Inclusion standard to improve our procedures and outcomes, as well as become accredited.

    Do any of you know of a renowned organisation that has a respected D&I…

  • Freelancers- equality/ equal ops/ unconscious bias

    Hi there, 

    I'm just wondering if anyone has access to good policies/ guidelines on how to implement equal ops/ positive action and mitigate unconscious bias (under the Equality Act 2010), in relation to workers that fall outside of formal recruitment processes…

  • RE: CIPD anti-racism support/materials to use at work - what do you need?

    Hi Caroline/CIPD community,

    I know that I do not work within the four walls of CIPD, but as an active member (and student), I am willing to also help be a change agent/BAME voice for this underlying issue, as I have allot of fresh insightful idea's that…
  • Equality act / furlough


    Someone I know has recently been undergoing treatment and is classed as disabled by the equality act.

    Their company has allowed them to work from home during this process and recently allowed them to work from home during the outbreak up until this…

  • Internal vacancy advertising for 1 week - is this discriminatory?

    Our policy is to advertise vacancies internally for one week, then externally is required. A concern has been raised that an employee who is a carer of a person/persons with protected characteristics under the Equality Act, and on the presumption job applications…

  • Does diversity divide us or promote and protect the marginalised?

    President Macron has proposed removing the word 'race' from the French constitution in the hopes that it will formally recognise that all humans are equal and we shouldn't focus on our differences. Do you agree / disagree?

    Should the future…

  • RE: "I don't think women fit comfortably into the board environment"

    There is digital software which can help with gender-balancing job descriptions, job adverts, organisations and boards. Apparently unconscious bias in the job applicant plays a part in whether they choose to apply or not.

    Could gender-balancing software…

  • Struggling with dissertation proposal topic

    Hi all,

    I'm struggling with my dissertation proposal topic and wondered whether anyone could give me an angle?

    I work in HR in an arts organisation. My supervisor would ideally like to look at something related to EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion…

  • More relevant equality and diversity training


    It's been a while since we did any equality and diversity training and I feel this is something we should refresh, although there are no obvious problems in my workplace.  People generally treat each other with respect and we have good policies…