Businesses and other organisations will welcome new online resources in plain English from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on how to avoid discrimination when advertising jobs or services.
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These ten sections of the chapter on employment cover discrimination - the Equality Act 2010 replaced all previous discrimination legislation. Discrimination on the basis of: age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion and belief; sex; and sexual orientation is outlawed. In addition discrimination against people with criminal records, part-time workers, fixed-term workers and agency workers is also covered.
Developing executive talent: best practices from global leaders
A book for human resources managers and senior executives with responsibility for employee management.
Job evaluation: a guide to achieving equal pay
A good practice guide to job evaluation.
Advice, guidance and practical resources on a wide variety of recruitment topics for both employers and employees, produced by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, Acas
. Acas is the employment relations service for England, Scotland and Wales offering practical, independent and impartial advice to employers, employees and their representatives.
Key guide outlining how employers and employees can put principles of equality and diversity into practice.
Acas template equality documents for employers: a gender pay reporting letter and sample equality policy.
Research paper prepared for Acas by The Institute for Employment Studies explores how gender identity is managed in UK workplaces and how it could be improved.
Acas useful template recruitment documents to help employers hiring staff, including letters, forms and checklists.
LGBTQIA employees leaving accounting profession
Nearly one in five accountants identifying as LGBTQIA left the profession because of a lack of diversity, equitable treatment or inclusion, according to a recent US study.
Meet the first Black CPA Ph.Ds
The stories of William Louis Campfield and Larzette Hale, who were among the first Black accountants to earn Ph.Ds in accounting in the US.
Meet the first Black woman CPA
Mary T. Washington Wylie broke a major barrier in the accounting profession in 1943, becoming the first Black woman in the US to earn the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.
Want progress on diversity? Link it to pay
More big businesses are linking executive bonuses to improvements in racial and gender diversity. Will pay motivate leaders to make steps forward in workplace equality?
How to build a more diverse, inclusive accounting firm
Advice on improving diversity, equity and inclusion in an accounting firm, including running unconscious bias training and providing mentorship opportunities.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Guidance, reports and podcasts from the CIPD on how to promote equal opportunities and manage diversity and inclusion in the workplace
The Professional and Business Services Council
Guide produced by the Professional and Business Services Council (PBSC). It highlights key areas of focus for implementing, managing and monitoring diversity initiatives, with best practice advice and a handy checklist
July 2013, updated August 2018
Government guidance on how to attract, recruit and retain disabled people
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
An ACCA briefing for finance and HR leaders to help understanding of the value of gender diversity and the making of a business case for diversity to their peers
Equality and Human Rights Commission
EHRC report into how a range of UK organisations have established equality policies encouraging employees from diverse backgrounds to participate fully in the workplace
Business in the Community
Representing the key findings of 2020 Race at Work Charter Survey, this report records the actions undertaken by the 114 employer participants.
Government guidance on employers' responsibility to not exclude disabled people from applying for a job and reasonable adjustments they must make in the workplace.
A network of national organisations committed to promoting equality and the elimination of any form of discrimination. The website offers a range of resources for guidance and campaigning. Formerly the Equality and diversity forum
Global network and consultancy championing diversity and inclusion in business.
A professional network for LGBT executives. produces the Top 50 OUTstanding in business list.
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