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    What do you do if you hate your boss — and don’t want to quit?
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    It’s a tricky situation many employees have found themselves in. You’re in the perfect job and you enjoy…
    FTSE 350 ethnic diversity needs action not words following Parker Review
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    ​Seemingly ‘unambitious’ goals to boost ethnic diversity set by the Parker Review Committee in 2017 are still proving…
    Civil Service Seminar: How to tackle bullying and harassment in the Civil Service
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    With reports of bullying and harassment rising across the Civil Service, it has never been more important to…
    ‘I’m used to being the only brown person in the room’: why the humanities have a diversity problem
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    Can you name a philosopher? If Plato or Aristotle come to mind, but Franz Fanon or Gayatri Spivak…
    I’ll tell you something: You can’t fix the gender pay gap without also fixing the ethnicity pay gap
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    It often feels as though the gender pay gap is the issue of our generation. It’s not a…
    Migrants face less discrimination than their adult children
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    The UK-born children of migrants feel they are more discriminated against than new migrants and are more likely…
    Refusing to turn a blind eye to the race gap
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    August 8, 1444 – the date of the first large European slave market, held in Portugal, in which…
    Yes, the CEO of BAFTA is right to be “disappointed” by this year’s film nominations
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    Every actor nominated for this year’s BAFTA awards is white, and no women have been nominated for the…
    BAFTA Admits ‘Infuriating’ Lack of Diversity in Noms, Calls on Industry to Change
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    BAFTA bigwigs admitted disappointment at the all-white acting nominations unveiled Tuesday, and called on the industry to affect better…
    Civil Service Seminar: How to increase the diversity of your talent pipeline
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    Using the latest Pearn Kandola research, this complimentary seminar will explore the most effective methods for diversifying talent…
    All I want for Christmas is resilience
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    Relying on the Christmas break to provide a window of relief – dragging ourselves across the finishing line…
    HRZone’s 10 most popular articles in 2019
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    1. Mental health at work: the rise of work separation anxiety The fact that our most popular article for…
    Let’s tackle racism in the workplace at source
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    Racism is embedded deep in our society, which is why tackling it effectively means going beyond tweaking recruitment.…
    How to tackle work-from-home loneliness
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    Working from home comes with many benefits, from avoiding the morning rush on public transport to being able…
    Does my team really want a Christmas party?
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    I remember reading a survey last year on the Christmas benefits that workers in the UK would most like to…
    Does my team really want a Christmas party?
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    I remember reading a survey last year on what Christmas benefits employees would most like to receive from…
    I’ve Spent £4,000 on Online Courses and I Still Feel Like a Fraud
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    I type my bank details in and wait for the confirmation email. As the initial wave of excitement…
    Employee wellbeing: how does racism affect mental health?
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    The workplace has a huge impact on staff mental health and our understanding of that impact is becoming…
    Push back on double prejudice of ageism on top of sexism
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    In 2014, management consultant Bar­bar­a Lawther had just set up a call centre in Myanmar for her employer.…
    John Barnes: I am not a fan of players walking off, but England made decision and should have stuck to their guns
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    I don't think walking off the pitch is the right thing to do. But that's what England decided…
    John Barnes: I am not a fan of players walking off, but England made decision and should have stuck to their guns
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    How those at the forefront in the fight against racism in English football reacted. I don't think walking off…
    How Imposter Syndrome affects your organisation
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    In this breakfast seminar, Guilaine Kinouani, Senior Psychologist at Pearn Kandola, explores Imposter Syndrome through a psychological lens.…
    The link between imposter syndrome and racism and three ways to tackle it
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    It’s a term that has been growing in both awareness and understanding over the past few years. In…
    How HR can champion diversity and inclusion within a small business
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    For small businesses to truly achieve their potential, they must foster a diverse and inclusive culture from the…
    Quarter of BAME staff bullied or harassed at work
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    One year on from the launch of the Race At Work Charter, firms are still failing to prevent…
    Naga Munchetty: Should the BBC entirely overturn complaint?
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    Dozens of distinguished black Britons, together with Sir Lenny Henry, actor Adrian Lester and Channel four information presenter…
    Why is it so difficult to call out racism?
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    TV information presenter Naga Munchetty has been reprimanded by the BBC for saying that Donald Trump’s feedback telling…
    Anger grows over BBC decision on Naga Munchetty complaint
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    Prominent black and ethnic minority figures have signed an open letter demanding that the BBC reconsider its decision to uphold…
    Anger grows over BBC decision on Naga Munchetty complaint
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    Prominent black and ethnic minority figures have signed an open letter demanding that the BBC reconsider its decision to uphold…
    Why is it so difficult to call out racism?
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    TV news presenter Naga Munchetty has been reprimanded by the BBC for saying that Donald Trump’s comments telling…
    How to reduce the impact of Unconscious Bias in your organisation
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    Our personal backgrounds, experiences, and environment influence our decisions and behaviour on a daily basis, without us even…
    The psychology of change: five useful tips for implementing and surviving change at work
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    By Stuart Duff, Head of Development, Pearn Kandola We are all under constant pressure to change, whether that’s changing…
    How to tackle imposter syndrome and ‘modern racism’
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    It’s not unusual for black people and those from ethnic minority backgrounds to feel they don’t belong in…
    Over 50% Of Women Have Never Asked For A Pay Rise & Confidence May Play A Big Part
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    The gender pay gap is still showing little sign of improvement. While companies have much more to do…
    The Mindful Leader: happier, calmer, more engaging and effective?
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    The complexity, instability, and relentless pace of the modern workplace leaves many leaders feeling uncertain, isolated, and strained.…
    Should HR be responsible for learning and development?
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    For what seems like years now, there have been heated conversations among human resources (HR) professionals about their…
    How imposter syndrome and racism overlap
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    Workplace attitudes to race and lack of role models mean BAME individuals are more susceptible to imposter syndrome…
    Binna Kandola: Keeping track of racism mutations
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    by Professor Binna Kandola, co-founder and senior partner, Pearn Kandola “[RACISM] has been solved long ago.”  These are…
    Can transformational leadership really be taught?
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    Transformational leaders are seen as the changemakers, the future-leaning navigators who can steer their organisations through turbulent times…
    What kind of leadership can we expect from Boris Johnson?
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    Our new prime minister's leadership style is markedly different from his predecessor's. But perhaps this means he will…
    What can we learn from Theresa May’s Leadership style?
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    As Theresa May exits number 10 for the last time as Britain's second female prime minister, the keys…
    What can we learn from Theresa May’s leadership style?
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    As Theresa May exits number 10 for the last time as Britain’s second female prime minister, the keys…
    Racism at Work – Letters to the Editor (Subscription only)
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    Sir, In light of this week’s findings by the Office for National Statistics, we need to understand that…
    Ethnic pay gap: UK Indians earn more than white counterparts
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    According to the latest figures, Bangladeshi employees earned the lowest medium hourly pay, 20.1 per cent less than…
    Chinese workers in the UK paid highest hourly wage
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    Figures from yesterday (9th July 2019) revealed that Chinese employees earn, on average, a higher hourly wage than…
    First ever ethnicity pay gap report reveals Bangladeshi and Pakistani employees are lowest paid in UK
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    Results from the first ever ethnicity pay gap report show that employees from Bangladesh and Pakistan are on…
    ONS figures reveal an Ethnicity Pay Gap far worse than the gender gap
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    Figures out today from the ONS reveal the Ethnicity Pay Gap is far worse than the Gender Pay Gap in…
    BBC top salary list includes three women: genuine gender equality or PR stunt?
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    On 2nd July 2019, the BBC published its star salaries list where three women had ranked as top…
    Is ethical leadership under threat from populism?
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    Ethical leadership, trust and equality are seen as important qualities for successful organisations. But many would argue populism…
    How to build a strong company culture with a remote team
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    You no longer need to commute to an office to be part of a business, here are seven…
    Is AI the enemy of diversity?
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    Faced with 5,500 job applications a week during its peak delivery season, parcel carrier Yodel needed to create…
    ‘They think I’m a gangster’: the young black men caught in joblessness
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    A Hackney youth project aims to help overqualified but underemployed young people find their place In youth centres…
    Should you really force employees to attend workplace socials?
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    And then the employee began to cry. Her boss had called her in for a face-to-face meeting to…
    BAME employees told to ‘Westernise’ names
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    BAME workers feel numerous pressures to fit in research finds, highlighting a serious and longstanding issue A third…
    Webinar – Putting the “I” back in “Team”
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    Fresh from presenting this at the Division of Occupational Psychology's Annual Conference 2019, Laura Haycock explains how harnessing…
    What can be done to combat recruitment bias?
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    Although very few of us would like to think that we might judge someone by their race or…
    Are we using the right tools to combat recruitment bias?
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    If a CV is on the borderline of what a recruiter is looking for, it’s twice as likely…
    Opportunities in HR unequal feel BAME HRs
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    A disconnect exists between BAME and white HR professionals’ perceptions of racial equality within their profession, according to…
    Three trends gleaned from gender pay gap reporting round two
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    We’re all aware by now that the second round of gender pay gap reporting has brought disappointing results.…
    Gore, nudity and leadership lessons: an HR guide to Game of Thrones
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    While the return of Game of Thrones is exciting for some, others who don’t watch it might feel…
    Are we using the right tools to combat recruitment bias?
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    If a CV is on the borderline of what a recruiter is looking for, it’s twice as likely…
    Three ways to develop a sense of belonging in the workplace
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    We all need to feel that we ‘belong’ somewhere – fostering this feeling in your employees can make…
    More than 100 NHS trusts have a worse gender pay gap than a year ago
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    One year since the first gender pay gap figures were published, women working in the public sector in…
    Is it time for businesses to adopt ethnicity quotas?
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    Companies are coming under increasing pressure from staff, clients and investors to make their boardrooms more diverse, and…
    Life skills: how to sharpen up your negotiation tactics
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    This has been a pretty bad week for the art of negotiation. First, Theresa May failed to negotiate…
    How to manage an agile workforce
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    The vast majority of research into the effects of flexible working shows that it goes hand-in-hand with increased…
    The real influence of the old boys’ network
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    The Old Boys’ Network is a concept that most of us would like to think is dying out.…
    What to do if you see someone being racially abused in public
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    As disheartening as it may be to acknowledge, incidents of racial discrimination are still prevalent in this day…
    How to deal with difficult leaders
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    As the moral compass of the organisation, HR must tackle problematic leaders. Here's how to deal with four different…
    How Raheem Sterling Is Shining A Spotlight On Modern Racism
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    Only once we have developed the ability to recognise and challenge our own unconscious biases will modern racism…
    Monthly Race at Work Twitter clinics with Guilaine Kinouani
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    We are excited to announce that Senior Psychologist Guilaine Kinouani will be holding monthly 'Twitter clinics' on behalf…
    The importance of inclusion
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    It’s no secret in the modern workplace that diversity is good for business. The evidence is that a…
    Study finds ‘alarming’ bias against minority ethnic candidates
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    Research has uncovered an “alarming” level of discrimination against job seekers from minority ethnic backgrounds, who need to…
    Forbes employer diversity list highlights tech industry has “a long way to go”
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    In the year that the #MeToo movement highlighted the problem of harassment in the workplace, a renewed focus…
    Young, Gifted and Black
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    Racism persists in the workplace - how do we stop it blighting another generation of talent? Vishala Sri-Pathma…
    Racism has mutated to survive
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    We’ve come a long way since the days when 60% of employed black women worked as domestic servants,…
    Bias in Britain: what can employers, the government and you do about it?
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    All this week, the Guardian’s Bias in Britain series has reported on the effects of unconscious bias in many different…
    ‘They think I’m a gangster’: the young black men caught in joblessness
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    In youth centres in cities across the UK young people are going into studios and remixing music. But…
    What Progress Is Actually Being Made To Close The Gender Pay Gap?
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    It’s been over a year since the BBC revealed that its male employees earned, on average, 9% more…
    Ethnicity pay gap reporting may become compulsory
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    UK companies may be forced to publish their ethnicity pay gaps under new government plans.
    What to do if you see someone being racially abused in public
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    As disheartening as it may be to acknowledge, incidents of racial discrimination are still prevalent in this day…
    Who holds accountability for workplace discrimination?
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    Discrimination takes many forms and, though firms are focusing more on diversity, UK accountancy still has a long…
    Mind the race gap
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    There's a long history of BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) people being paid less than their white…
    Succesful video communication. A Cisco / Pearn Kandola research report
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    The Current Picture The past twenty years have witnessed seismic changes in the way that organisations have grown.…
    The Perils Of An Absentee Boss
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    The absentee boss. Many of us have experienced this phenomenon. A boss who is hands-off and never gives…
    Including diverse questions
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    While most large organisations have some form of diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiative in place, all too many…
    How breaking the silence about race could smash the ‘glass ceiling’
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    Although racism in schools may be less blatant than decades ago, subtle discrimination still hampers the careers of…
    Why is nobody talking about the race pay gap?
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    It feels as though near-enough every day, the media plays host to a new gender pay gap-related scandal.…
    The Hating Game
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    Racism is rife on dating apps, with stereotypical assumptions and racist remarks passed off as sexual preferences. Where…
    Racism is rife on dating apps – Where does it come from and how can it be fixed?
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    Racism manifests itself in all walks of life, but in online environments, where conversations are unmoderated and identities…
    Preventing A Diversity Backslide: Re-examining Initiatives To Keep Women Moving Forwards
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    According to the news headlines of late, the working world has not been great for women. It seems…
    We must pay attention to the quieter racial bias at play in our universities
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    “We hate the blacks.” These were the words allegedly being chanted in a halls of residence at Nottingham…
    HR Books
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    This book looks at how race affects the workplace: from recruitment to perceptions of leaders. It contains thorough…
    Founder of Papa Johns resigns after using N-word during conference call
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    The founder and face of Papa John's pizza resigned as the company's chairman after apologising for using the…
    Analysis of BAFTA Film Awards by Ethnicity & Gender
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    The analysis looked at the ethnicity and gender of nominees and winners in eleven BAFTA award categories: Best…
    Why we’re too afraid to report racism to HR
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    A culture in which racism is allowed to slide and consequently reoccur is just as damaging as the…
    We need to talk – Why we’re too afraid to report racism to HR
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    Would you report an act of racism in the workplace? Whether it be an incident that you happened…
    Overcoming obstacles to women in sport: A game of two halves?
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    More than 45,000 football fans packed out Wembley Stadium earlier this month to watch Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-1.…
    How negative behaviours can make the strongest employees
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    Working with someone who has a negative outlook can be taxing. Maybe they’re pessimistic, regularly complaining about clients…
    Why new fathers are too scared to take paternity leave
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    Uptake of shared parental leave among new fathers is low. What's holding men back from caring for their…
    With its mandatory staff race training, Starbucks has hit the nail on the head
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    What we need to see happen next, in my mind, is other companies following Starbucks’ example. Next week, on…
    Author: Binna Kandola – The Danger of Indifference
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    This book takes you right into the heart of racism at work today and the consequences for all…
    One in five people still being racially abused at work, says new book
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    It’s 2018 people, so why are we not shocked at the news that a shocking 60 per cent…
    Women share how it feels to find out they’re paid less than male colleagues
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    “Women are angry - and rightly so,” says Jane*, reflecting on the mood in her office following last…
    Women share how it feels to find out they’re paid less than male colleagues
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    Here's what to do if the gender pay gap at your company is making you reconsider your relationship…
    Can we be bothered? How racism persists in the workplace
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    While great progress has been made with tackling racism in recent decades, Professor Binna Kandola argues that it…
    One in five people still being racially abused at work, says new book
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    It’s 2018 people, so why are we not shocked at the news that a shocking 60 per cent…
    Racism at Work Survey Results
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    In the modern workplace, racism is widespread, subtle and often ignored. This is a statement that many people…
    Press Release: Racial disparities revealed in BAFTA Awards
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    New analysis of the nominations, using the BAFTA’s own database, reveals a lack of diversity and potential racial…
    Does the BAME label help or hinder workplace diversity?
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    Experts debate the role of terminology after MP’s concerns over ‘patronising’ language. The use of race-based labels such…
    One in five have received verbal or physical abuse at work’ new research reveals
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    A growing number of Black and Asian workers are experiencing racism at work new research reveals. Research by…
    One In Five People Still Being Racially Abused At Work
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    60 per cent of black and 42 per cent of Asian people have experienced racism at work New…
    ‘One in five have received verbal or physical abuse at work’ new research reveals
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    A growing number of Black and Asian workers are experiencing racism at work new research reveals. Research by…
    One in five people still being racially abused at work
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    60 per cent of black and 42 per cent of Asian people have experienced racism at work. One…
    News Half of employees have witnessed racism at work, says survey
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    Only one in five reported an incident to HR, with fear of the consequences the biggest barrier to…
    Half of employees have witnessed racism at work, says survey
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    Only one in five reported an incident to HR, with fear of the consequences the biggest barrier to…
    Are appointments doomed to bias?
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    A multinational business, headquartered in the US, introduced a policy a few years ago that was designed to…
    Making the business case for workplace diversity
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    Embedding diversity and inclusion into company culture gets the best from people and helps boost the bottom line Although…
    Signs your workplace is a conducive environment for sexual harassment
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    Sexual harassment is still prevalent in the modern workplace. But while much emphasis is placed on bolstering the…
    Bias At The Baftas: The Stats Behind Diversity
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    Denzel Washington is one of the most celebrated actors to have ever come out of Hollywood. He has…
    Bias at the BAFTA: The stats behind diversity
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    95% of the nominees for Best Actor were white - the same percentage as for Best Actress Denzel…
    What dress codes really mean for cabin crew
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    In a medical emergency flying long-haul, former flight attendant, Jade, had a surprising worry beyond helping her sick…
    94% of all BAFTA film award nominees have been white, according to a new report
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    94% of all BAFTA film award nominees have been white, according to a new report. The analysis, conducted…
    Racial disparities revealed in BAFTA Awards
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    Ahead of this Sunday’s awards ceremony, new analysis* of the BAFTA awards database by business psychology firm, Pearn…
    94% of all BAFTA film award nominees have been white, according to a new report
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    94% of all BAFTA film award nominees have been white, according to a new report. The analysis, conducted…
    The diversity puzzle: What’s the missing piece?
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    Some firms are getting slammed for not being diverse; others claim they're doing it easily... Of late, 'diversity'…
    Reasoned judgements: 5 steps to help avoid bad decision making
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    In all walks of life, whether it be business, politics, at home or in our social circles, we…
    Old-Fashioned And Modern Racism In Football
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    Cyrille Regis was one of the first black footballers to represent England, making his debut as a substitute…
    Old-fashioned and modern racism in football
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    Cyrille Regis was one of the first black footballers to represent England, making his debut as a substitute…
    Invest for success to tackle the productivity problem
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    For small businesses, investing in productivity can be a tricky balance. How much is the "right" amount to…
    How shaping attitudes to risk starts at the job interview
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    An organisation’s staff can be a significant source of risk: an under-supervised admin assistant can turn to fraud,…
    Six Signs Of Sexual Harassment In Your Workplace
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    The media has been in a frenzy over recent weeks, with numerous cases of high-profile individuals being found…
    How Focusing On Race Could Overshadow The Bigger Issue Of Poverty And Disadvantage
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    Theresa May should be praised for the publishing of the Race Disparity Audit, earlier this month. In her first…
    Why Organisations Need To Stop Image Perception Being Valued Over Professional Capability
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    Eileen Carey, a female CEO of a successful Silicon Valley tech company, recently revealed that the secret to…
    Juries, not judges, lead the way against racial bias in our justice system
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    The Lammy Review found that juries were consistent in their decision-making, irrespective of the ethnicity of the defendant.…
    Internalised sexism: an unconscious bias that is kept out of the spotlight
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    There’s been much discussion of late about the ways in which women have been insulted or marginalised by…
    Internalised sexism: an unconscious bias that is kept out of the spotlight
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    There’s been much discussion of late about the ways in which women have been insulted or marginalised by…
    Theresa May: the perfect case study of modern sexism
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    Driving a train is so easy, that “even a woman can do it.” These were the words spoken…
    Unconscious bias in action: four of the most common bias-related issues in people decisions
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    Awhile ago, I spoke to an investment banker who believed that he was far too clever to have…
    Changing hiring practices: Competency frameworks and moving away from bias
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    You’re probably already aware of which of the two categories you fall into. It’s the backbone of many…
    In praise of diversity
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    My wife, daughter and I were lucky enough to go to the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff…
    Press Release: iLEAD Tools wins the CMI Management & Leadership Textbook of the Year Award 2016.
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    Pearn Kandola win prestigious award at the 2016 CMI Management Book of the Year evening The Chartered Management…
    Press Release: Lack of Diversity found in the leadership of Premier League Football Clubs
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    The results of a study by Professor Binna Kandola OBE examining the racial composition of professional football club…
    Press Release: Pearn Kandola is part of successful group led by Korn Ferry Hay that has been awarded a learning contract to provide training for Civil Servants
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    The government has today awarded 2 new contracts that will deliver high quality, innovative learning. Two consortia, headed…
    Press Release: Research Councils announce an Unconscious Bias training programme for all peer reviewers and funding decision-makers
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    The seven UK Research Councils launched a new programme today for all peer reviewers and decision-makers, to raise…
    Understanding the Sources of Organisational Prejudice
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    Prejudice has serious implications for both organisations and individuals in terms of effectiveness and contentment. Binna Kandola examines…
    Self-belief: Turning a Vicious Circle into a Virtuous one
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    Positive psychology and cognitive behaviour therapies have influenced the development of a suite of tools to help people…
    Assessing the Impact of Diversity Workshops – Do They Make a Difference?
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    Although organisations invest considerable time, effort and resources running diversity workshops, they often pay relatively little attention to…
    Maximising the Value and Potential of Development Centres
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    Development centres are widely used as a core development tool for many organisations . Employing traditional assessment centre…
    Self-awareness: a Key to Senior Manager Success?
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    Involving HR and learning & development specialists from a number of client organisations, Pearn Kandola recently piloted a…
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