LGBT+ History Month | Leaders 'need to show up for diverse groups'

Leaders 'need to show up for diverse groups'

With LGBT+ History Month well underway, now is the time for business leaders and employers to reflect on how they support their LGBT+ workers, particularly as new data has suggested that these employees are still facing discrimination. CIPD’s new research report Inclusion at work: Perspectives on LGBT+ working lives highlighted the extent of this discrimination, as it found that over 40% of LGB+ workers experienced a conflict at work over a twelve-month period, compared with 29% of heterosexual workers. In addition, more than half of trans workers surveyed said they had experienced conflict over a twelve-month period and at least 50% of these conflicts were unresolved. With the global pandemic continuing to wage on, this has largely taken precedent in many workforces as leaders tackle...

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