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Research perspectives

Women more likely to suffer from workplace “banter”

An Institute of Leadership & Management survey has found that women are twice as likely as men to lose confidence at work because of the negative banter they experience. One in 10 (10%) women said …

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​Report finds “staggering levels” of racism at work

A report by business psychologists Pearn Kandola has found that more than half of UK employees have witnessed racism in the workplace, but the majority have failed to act on or report it. In a …

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CMI research shows extent of sex discrimination in the workplace

A report from the Chartered Management Institute A Blueprint for Balance: time to fix the broken windows has found that 85% of women and 80% of men have witnessed gender-discriminatory acts at work. Based on …

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Universities “complacent and inadequate” on issues of sexual misconduct, Guardian investigation finds

UK universities have been accused by sexual violence campaigners and the National Union of Students of a “complacent and inadequate response” to sexual harassment and gender violence following a Guardian investigation. 104 Universities responded to …

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Senior management conflict is poor role model for staff

In a recent London Business School survey of 1,200 senior managers in-fighting and conflict, with a focus on personal agendas was blamed for management’s difficulty in working as a team. The report says that the …

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HR decision-makers concerned about workplace sexism

A YouGov survey of 800 HR decision-makers, carried out on behalf of the charity Young Women’s Trust, has found that 12 per cent of those working for large employers knew sexual harassment in their companies …

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