In March 2020 the UK went into lockdown for coronavirus (covid-19). Workers must only travel to and from work if it’s absolutely necessary. Non essential shops are closed. Construction sites are still open, and places of work are being allowed
Despite a recent fall, the number of people rough sleeping in the UK has more than doubled in the past decade.
That figure doesn’t take into account people who are sofa-surfing or living in homelessness shelters, hotels, bed and breakfasts or
Article 23 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states “we all have the right to employment, to be free to choose our work, and to be paid a fair salary that allows us to live and support our family”.
Many people with neurodiverse conditions go undiagnosed for many years before learning about their condition and beginning to find their strengths and coping mechanisms. During these years they can self-label (or be labelled by others) as ‘stupid’ and take to
The results of a survey on attitudes towards women at work and sexual harassment in the wake of #MeToo were recently discussed in an article for the Harvard Business Review.
The survey found that 19% of men said they were
Intersectionality has been a key buzzword in the worlds of equality and diversity and identity politics for several years now. It can be defined as “the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply
“It’s better to get workplace experts and train them in neurodiversity than it is to get neurodiversity experts and train them in workplace coaching.”
Dr Nancy Doyle is the CEO and founder of Genius Within – a social enterprise that provides
Mandatory gender pay gap reporting in the UK exposed just one of the problems that the country as a whole has with diversity in the workplace.
Since the first figures were published in 2018, the discussion has slowly begun shifting
“We need a more nuanced understanding of the barriers that people face to enable equal access to the workplace.”
The right to work and to fair working conditions is a fundamental human right. It is the job of the Equality and Human Rights Commission to enforce the Equality Act and to encourage compliance with the Human Rights Act –
J.P. Morgan is one of the biggest investment banks and financial services companies in the world; it has significant operations bases in 100 countries; and, in the past 4 years, it has hired 154 people with autism across 40 sectors