UK Government

Do disabled people stand to benefit from the Spring Budget?

Despite offering effective assistance for businesses and employees during COVID-19, the Spring Budget didn’t provide any information about financial backing for its upcoming “National Disability Strategy”

Could more women in STEM roles solve the sustainability crisis?

Gender equity non-profit WISE thinks more women in STEM roles could fill the 250,000 new jobs provided by Johnson’s ‘green economy’, but educational institutions and employers must get involved

Could fintech review stimulate greater gender and race inclusion?

A UK fintech review wants to foster further growth by training and upskilling the sector’s future workforce which is good, as long as existing gender and racial inequalities are recognised

The inclusion case for scrapping the remaining tampon tax

Organisations want the government to make women’s reusable menstrual underwear tax free which could offer women with disabilities and those from less advantaged backgrounds better solutions

Are ethnic minority businesses more outward-looking and lucrative?

In an era of Brexit and an uneven economy due to COVID-19, we need ethnic minority entrepreneurs, and their £74 billion contributions, even more

The reason(s) why businesses are stalling on gender pay gap reporting

After having last year off, UK businesses have to submit their gender pay gap data by April 4. Why are they being slow in coming forward?

Despite homeworking trend, job flexibility suffers

The pandemic has highlighted great inequalities between those that can work from home, and those that have no flexible working rights at all