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
Creating sustainable hybrid working environments for disabled workers – Lancaster University website
Acas Senior Policy Adviser Simone Cheng discusses why hybrid working practices need to be accessible and sustainable in the long term.
1 September 2023
Why gender equality is good business
The minister for women, Maria Caulfield, explains how the government is working with business to achieve gender equality.
Acas blog, 22 March 2023
Looking after pregnant employees
Saira Hussain from the Federation of Small Businesses shares advice on supporting employees who are having a baby.
Acas blog, 2 November 2022
Trust: the golden thread to disability inclusion at work – Chartered Management Institute website
Acas policy adviser Simone Cheng writes about how managers can support the disabled workforce.
19 August 2022
Staff race networks: time to reinvigorate collective voice – Personnel Today website
Our head of workplace policy pulls out some of the findings from the Acas and Essex Business School research.
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
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