Beyond Pride: What is next?

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Another year’s Pride Month is done and dusted. Here is what Lior Locher and Dr Christy Allen recommend you do now to increase impact after key DEI initiatives.

Deloitte 2024 Gen Z and Millennial Survey reveals purpose-driven generation

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According to Deloitte’s Gen Z and Millennial Survey, today’s younger employees are highly purpose driven. If we don’t provide opportunities for our employees to find personal meaning in what they do, we risk being unable to attract or retain purpose-driven people who willingly go over and above for the business.

Tips for women in a male-dominated workplace

woman standing on sand and facing at seashore: women fighting back to be heard and supported in male-dominated workplaces

Working in a male-dominated environment can be challenging. Women in male-dominated workplaces often have to deal with negative stereotyping and a lack of support. Is this an opportunity to grow as a leader in a tough climate?

The wild west of workplace wellbeing

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What exactly is wellbeing and why does it matter? The truth is, workplace wellbeing is mid-evolution and the commercialisation of the concept is causing confusion. We need to remind ourselves of what workplace wellbeing really is.

Are you instigating fear in the workplace?

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Many leaders acknowledge that fear is increasingly being seen in the workplace, due to financial concerns, global instability and issues around exclusion, but other leaders may themselves be the instigators of fear.

New legal rights for carers: What HR professionals need to know

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At a time when more workers than ever before have caring responsibilities let’s break down the Carer’s Leave Regulations 2024 and consider how and why employers should go above and beyond in providing more than the minimum that’s required by law.

Barclays discrimination claims: From lip service to lawsuits

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Recent allegations of racial and gender discrimination in a hiring decision at Barclays highlights the damage caused by broken talent management approaches. Deborah Hartung explores five ways to fix this frustratingly common business problem.

Sexism in the City: How the ‘Boys’ Club’ perpetuates pay gaps

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On International Women’s Day, the Treasury Committee published its Sexism in the City report, and called for an end to the ‘era of impunity’. As we know, this era has gone on long enough. Working on a project in financial services around 10 years ago in South Africa, I learned that, apparently, between the 1960s […]

International Women’s Day 2024: Inspire Inclusion

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Today is International Women’s Day 2024 and this year’s theme is Inspire Inclusion. So, instead of coming up with a feisty piece calling out gender-based injustice and offering guidance on how to create change, this year we have gone in a different direction. This year we want to inspire women and allies, by sharing stories […]