Publications and commentary about good practice on equality issues, including sexual harassment, managing older workers, dress codes and neurodiversity.
Research and discussion papers
Addressing inequalities: the role of staff race networks
Findings from research conducted by Essex Business School into the role of staff race networks at work.
Independent research, 30 March 2022
Sexual harassment in the British workplace
A review of the effect of high profile sexual harassment cases on British workplaces.
Acas discussion paper, 1 November 2018
Supporting trans employees in the workplace
Findings from research into the management of gender identity at work.
Independent research, 1 August 2017
Dress codes and appearance at work
A study of employee attitudes to dress codes and appearance management policies at work.
Independent research, 21 September 2016
Neurodiversity at work
Policies and practices to manage neurodiversity in the workplace.
Independent research, 1 September 2016
Managing older workers
How employers are managing an ageing workforce, drawing on data and a literature review.
Independent research, 1 July 2016
Blogs and articles
Staff race networks: time to reinvigorate collective voice – Acas in Personnel Today
Our head of workplace policy pulls out some of the findings from the Acas and Essex Business School research.
Acas article, 30 March 2022
An update on our race equality action plan
We reflect on the success of our race equality action plan over the past year.
Acas blog, 13 December 2021
What do we mean when we talk of allyship?
Our head of diversity and inclusion looks at how we can all help fight racism at work.
Acas blog, 16 February 2021
Taking action on race equality
Our race champion Henicka Uddin on creating a more inclusive workplace culture at Acas.
Acas blog, 15 February 2021
Supporting our 'invisible' colleagues: the lasting impact of the Equality Act
Ben Summerskill on what the Equality Act has meant for lesbian, gay and bisexual people in the UK workforce.
Acas blog, 28 October 2020
The Equality Act 2010, a:gender and me
Emma Dunn from a:gender on what the Equality Act has meant for trans people and how it's led to change in the Civil Service.
Acas blog, 22 October 2020
The Equality Act and severe mental illness
Will Johnstone from Rethink Mental Illness on the Equality Act and what it's meant for those with severe mental illness.
Acas blog, 9 October 2020
Equality Act 2010: a time for celebration or reflection?
Acas Senior Policy Adviser Adrian Wakeling looks back at 10 years of the Equality Act.
Acas blog, 1 October 2020
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