Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 10 Jul 2020

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 10 Jul 2020

BBC suggests staff include gender pronouns in their emails

The BBC is encouraging staff to include their preferred pronouns in email signatures, to make transgender and non-binary colleagues feel more welcome. New guidance, posted on the corporation’s intranet, says adding pronouns at the foot of emails – for example, if they prefer to be referred to as he, she or they – is a “small, proactive step that we can all take to help create a more inclusive workplace”.

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