CIPD supports plans for a single equality umbrella body

July 2002
Management Services;Jul2002, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p6
Academic Journal
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) supports the proposal of British Cabinet Office Minister Barbara Roche for a single body to cover equality and diversity in the workplace. According to the CIPD, an umbrella body would be welcomed by employers who are looking for fair and credible advice and would aid them respond to the diversity challenge. The primary role of a new equality body should be to educate and inform employers on how to realize diversity within their workforces and explaining why this will enhance performance.


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