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February 2024

Labour Market Statistics, February 2024

This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 13 February 2024.

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29 Jan 2024

DEI trends 2024: preparing for the year ahead

In the second part of her in-depth look at DEI in the workplace Meenakshi Krishnan explores the current challenges in making genuine progress, and the common pitfalls for HR professionals and organisations. She also sets out her recommendations for the continued improvement and success of DEI moving forward.

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10 Jan 2024

DEI trends 2023: reviewing the year gone by

Meenakshi Krishnan summarises the trends and developments in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace in 2023, including the worrying backlash against ongoing efforts to improve opportunities for marginalised groups.

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