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    Thursday
    Jan102019

    Health epidemic of the 21st Century?

    Did you know that stress is the ‘health epidemic of the 21st Century, according to the World Health Organisation? Staff in FE are not immune, with 7 in 10 experiencing stress, according to a poll by the National Education Union. Yet research shows that only 32 per cent of organisations provide training to support staff experiencing stress, anxiety or mental health difficulties. Have you trained your staff recently? Do you know that Ofsted inspectors are interested in your actions?

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    Thursday
    Jan102019

    Has equality ‘gone too far’?

    Would you feel comfortable if an immigrant lived next door, or if your line manager had a mental health condition? These are some of the questions in a national survey of prejudice and the answers are surprising. How are you tackling prejudice in your organisation?

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    Thursday
    Jan102019

    Free diversity calendar for 2019

    I have updated my popular diversity calendar for 2019. This can serve as a useful tool for staff to fully integrate equality and diversity when curriculum planning and to evidence practice, for example in schemes of work. You are free to circulate this diversity calendar to staff or to upload this onto your staff intranet.

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    Thursday
    Jan102019

    Are you meeting your gender pay gap regulations?

    In December 2018, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published results of an analysis of gender pay gap action plans. The sampling revealed that only 1 in 5 have produced a detailed plan to close the gender pay gap and only 11% had set themselves targets to measure progress. The analysis also revealed that only half of employers had produced an accompanying narrative report alongside their pay gap figures and those that had were often vague with little detail. What would a sampling of yours reveal?

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    Thursday
    Jan102019

    Banter v Harassment

    An employment tribunal has found that office banter culture meant "fat ginger pikey" comment did not amount to harassment. Why?

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