Organisations ‘in turmoil’ over religion at work

Grace Lewis CIPD People Management :

Employers fear breaching legislation by advocating religious beliefs

Organisations have called for greater guidance on laws protecting religion in the workplace, after the largest ever public consultation revealed “widespread confusion” on the subject.

Nearly 2,500 people responded to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s call for evidence about their experience of expressing religious and other beliefs day to day, and at work.

Diversity advice issued by IoD

The Institute of Directors has offered employers advice on how to build diversity in the workplace, giving reasons why this is advantageous.

Employers told to make most of older workers' mental capital

A leading government adviser has warned employers are not making the most of older workers and has detailed some of the benefits these individuals can bring to a workplace.

Calls for more caste discrimination research

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has issued a note on caste discrimination, explaining more research is needed.

Media employers reminded of diversity importance

Diversity is particularly important in the media, Alan Milburn has stated.

How can employers increase ethnic minority staff numbers?

Vaughan Gething says there needs to be more people from ethnic minorities in politics.