The United Kingdom has one of Europe’s most significant gender pay gaps, worse than France, Poland and Italy, according to new international data.
Virtual assistants such as Siri, Alexa, and Cortana are making our lives easier. However, the rise of AI with distinct personalities, voices, and physical forms is not as benign as it might seem.
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have found that raising your level of education and skills during your working life are key factors in determining your quality of life in retirement and older age.
A new report by Young Women’s Trust shows that under-25s are missing out on between £820 and £6,300 a year because they are not entitled to the legal ‘National Living Wage’.
Two in five workers in the UK claim that they have experienced workplace bias in relation to their age, a disability, their social background or their sexuality.
The research has revealed that over half of workers in the UK say that they would prefer to be thanked by their managers as and when they do good work, rather than with a single annual event for recognition such as work anniversaries, performance reviews, or company events. Despite this, the majority of the £35.6bn a…
Google has tried to restrict the media reporting of a high-profile gender discrimination case brought by the US government.
Young men today will earn £12,500 less in their 20s than the generation before them, partly as a result of taking on low-paid jobs previously done by women, according to the Resolution Foundation.
A Government report has concluded that women who face demands at work to wear high heels, makeup or revealing outfits require a new legal framework to halt such discrimination.
More than four in 10 young women believe their gender will count against them during their career, according to a survey that found only four per cent of young men believe they might also face some form of career-limiting sex discrimination in the workplace. The poll for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) reported that…
If you take a look at the list of the best selling music artists of all time, it will not take long to discover that the list is pretty male dominated. Madonna is the sole woman in the top seven, the rest of the list being made up of The Beatles, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd.
A study, conducted by global recruitment company PageGroup, has revealed that young children in the UK hold gender-stereotyped views when it comes to specific job roles.
A Freedom of Information request by Varsity magazine, has discovered that of the 101 staff paid £140,000 or more at the University of Cambridge in 2015, only 11 were women.
Technology companies in the US have been submerged recently with claims from female employees detailing gender discrimination. Any opinion that technology is a male arena is being debunked and challenged. Over the past year, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft have all faced lawsuits from disgruntled former female employees.
Technology empire Apple has made progress to towards improving its workforce’s racial and gender diversity. But only just.