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People Management surveyed more than 500 people practitioners and business leaders to find out their plans for bringing staff back as restrictions ease. Continue reading... 
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500 global firms put disability inclusion on boardroom agendas

Business leaders from 500 of the world’s biggest companies have agreed to publish quarterly reports into disability representation, amid evidence of a lack of progress tackling diversity among multinational firms. Continue reading...
UK slides even further down rankings of most LGBT-friendly nations in Europe

This year’s Rainbow Map revealed a “widespread and almost complete stagnation” on LGBT+ rights across Europe, reporting “almost no positive legislative change” since last year. Continue reading...
 
Working mothers now doing fewer hours or stopped working altogether 

The pandemic has had a sizeable impact on working parents who have been forced to handle multiple responsibilities, both inside and outside of work. Almost two-thirds of working mothers are now either working reduced hours or have stopped working entirely, new research shows. Continue reading... 
 
Train company encourages staff to drop 'ladies and gentlemen' in favour of more gender-inclusive language 

The move followed a complaint from a non-binary passenger, who said in a social media post: “‘Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls…’ As a non-binary person this announcement doesn’t actually apply to me, so I won’t listen.” Continue reading... 
 
Majority of people living in poverty are in work, report finds

Single-parent households see biggest increase in working poverty during the last decade, as experts urge firms to pay fairly and implement financial wellbeing policies. Continue reading...
A third of people do not know whether their company has LGBT+ policies 

New research has found that only half of workers are confident that their company has instated LGBT+ inclusive policies in the workplace. Continue reading... 
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