Why flexibility could be a winner in the downturn
- prejudice. Dawson, Claire // Estates Gazette;11/16/2013, Issue 1346, p16
The article focuses on discrimination against employees in Great Britain's real estate industry. Topics discussed include the differences between direct and indirect discrimination, discrimination against women returning from maternity leave, and discrimination against individuals because of...
- Minister attacks law profession's diversity record. // Personnel Today;3/20/2007, p4
The article reports that the government of Great Britain has accused law firms of lacking commitment in efforts to improve diversity in the legal sector. Constitutional Affairs minister of Great Britain Harriet Harman said that until the profession was more diverse, the scope for a more diverse...
- Public sector takes backward step in bid to tackle diversity in the workplace. // Personnel Today;11/4/2008, p3
The article reports that Commissioner for Public Appointments in Great Britain has revealed that the public sector has failed to make progress in getting women and ethnic minorities into top jobs. The commission's annual report showed a year-on-year fall in the proportion of female appointees to...
- WOMEN ON BOARDS: FIVE YEARS POST DAVIES. // Accountancy;Dec2015, Vol. 155 Issue 1468, p49
The article reports on the result of the five-year review, Improving the Gender balance on British boards, which examines gender diversity at board level of FTSE 100 companies in Great Britain. According to the review, the percentage of women board representation aimed by the Davies Review in...
- Sexism at work really is bad news. // People Management;2/24/2011, p34
The author focuses on sexism and sexual harassment in employment in Great Britain.
- Don't use downturn as excuse to ditch female staff, warns HR. // Personnel Today;2/3/2009, p2
The article reports that Great Britain Equality Minister Harriet Harman warned companies to not lay off female employees using the economic downturn as an excuse, to save on costly benefits such as maternity leave and flexible working. A Labour Market Statistics survey revealed that there was a...
- Enforcing equality control. // Employers Law;May2013, p16
The article presents questions and answers related to sex discrimination in the workplace in England.
- School for scandal. Aitken, Ian // New Statesman & Society;1/26/96, Vol. 9 Issue 387, p12
Comments on British shadow health minister, Harriet Harman's decision to send her sons to selective schools. Defense of Harman for her decision; How the decision negates Harman's image as feminist and socialist; How Harman's choice of a Catholic and Protestant foundations suggests her conservatism.
- The old school lie. Rosen, Michael // New Statesman & Society;1/26/96, Vol. 9 Issue 387, p24
Suggests that Harriet Harman's decision to send her son to a grammar school is diametrically opposed to the British Labour Party's position about education. Justification by Harman of her decision; Model school system proposed by Labour; Similarity of Harman's action with that of Tony Blair.