It seems more pertinent than ever to understand what the word ‘microaggressions’ really means and the harm that microaggressions can cause.
It is without doubt that we all grow up in a society which, either consciously through our birth certificate or passport documentation, or subconsciously through the marketing of gender-specific toys and clothes, coerces us into identifying strictly as a female
The last week has seen the subject of workplace diversity hit the headlines again. Sunday Morning Live ran a debate entitled “Should recruitment be based on diversity, rather than ability?” and Lady Justice Hale, the only woman in the supreme
This week, the Women and Equalities Minister, Jo Swinson, campaigned for female employees to ask their male colleagues how much they are paid, in a bid to reduce the gender pay gap in the UK. Having these open conversations about
On 6th September the long anticipated review of the public sector equality duty (PSED) was published. The review was commissioned by the government as part of the “Red Tape Challenge” with the objectives of assessing whether the PSED was achieving
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 has repealed provisions within the Equality Act 2010 which make employers liable for the harassment of their staff by third parties. Currently, employers are required to take reasonably practicable steps to prevent the
Two Women, One Idea: “Do you know what? We should set up our own equality training and consultancy organisation.” Our jobs had seen us share hotel rooms in places as far apart as Glasgow and the Isle of Wight and