Lesbian Visibility Week: new report finds UK workplaces “letting down LGBTQ+ women

Graham Robson April 24, 2023

The report of 6,000 professionals – from recruitment firm Robert Walters – reveals how LGBTQ+ women are the most likely cohort to be living ‘paycheque-to-paycheque’ (18%), are 10% less likely to be promoted than their male LGBTQ+ counterparts, and lack the most confidence in the workplace when it comes to asking for pay rises or promotions.

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Transgender News

New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) highlights some of the challenges that transgender and non-binary staff can face at work

Graham Robson March 17, 2023

The research team, from UEA and the University of Valle d’Aosta in Italy, met with 11 Italian trans workers to hear their stories, which were then analysed to understand how their experiences challenged binary gender norms and how they could inform the transformation of workplaces so they become more inclusive, such as providing awareness training for staff that embeds an understanding of gender identity as fluid and constructed.

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Business News

Raconteur launches FREE business journalism course for underrepresented voices

Graham Robson April 2, 2022

The 12-week course, designed to find, train and nurture a new generation of business journalists from communities that are underrepresented in media – particularly business journalism, will be hosted virtually and can be slotted around existing commitments and work schedules.

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Community News

New research reveals employment & wage gap for trans people in US

Graham Robson December 3, 2020

Transgender people in the United States are less likely to be employed and are more likely to receive lower wages compared to non-transgender people, according to new research from Trinity Business School and Technological University Dublin. 

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Business News

New work & wellbeing online THT sessions from October 7

Graham Robson September 23, 2020

HIV/sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) to host a series of online workshops from Wednesday, October 7 that will focus on supporting people living with HIV who are concerned about job security, redundancy or unemployment

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