Ted Baker: trying it on?

By Dr Juliet E. Kele, Research Fellow in HRM Department of Management and Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business, University of Birmingham Since the news first broke of the misconduct allegations against Ray Kelvin, founder and CEO of fashion chain Ted Baker, in December 2018, the company’s shares have continued to fall. A workplace … Continue reading “Ted Baker: trying it on?”

Five things businesses can do to make the workplace more inclusive

By Dr Juliet E. Kele, Research Fellow in HRM Department of Management and Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business, University of Birmingham Every February, people across the UK celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, but can we achieve this celebration of diversity all year round? Recent research from Stonewall highlighted a general lack of acceptance towards … Continue reading “Five things businesses can do to make the workplace more inclusive”

Menopause discrimination is a real thing – this is how employers can help

By Professor Fiona Carmichael and Professor Joanne Duberley Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham For many women, going through the menopause can be a difficult time. It typically occurs for women between 45-55 years-old and lasts four to eight years. Most women experience some symptoms – the severity and duration of which can vary from … Continue reading “Menopause discrimination is a real thing – this is how employers can help”