Only 40 per cent of the global workforce is female.
Tags: Gender equality
How does the PM wish to change laws to support parents of premature babies?
Is three of the BBC’s top earners being women a PR stunt or a genuine progression of gender equality?
Read about gender in the sports world and what HR can do to aid the situation.
The latest WEF report indicates that it will take centuries to achieve gender parity in workplaces around the globe.
New research shows that the UK tech industry still has some way to go to address its workforce’s gender imbalance.
Why are the findings of the Hampton-Alexander Review worse than expected?
With Women’s Pay Day – the day the average woman starts getting paid compared to the average man – on the 7th March, and International Women’s Day on the 8th March, TUC has revealed that the average woman has to wait nearly a fifth of a year (66 days) before she starts to get paid, compared to the average man.
Getting equality in the boardroom is not just about filling quotas and balancing out numbers, it’s about getting a diverse mix of leaders to optimise businesses, with both women and men playing a huge part in this.
British employers still have work to do in pay differentials and board-level representation, Glassdoor report reveals.
Gender equality is still a generation, or 17 years away, as research suggests women under 35 are most pessimistic about the time needed for change.
Sir Nigel Knowles global co-chairman of DLA Piper talks gender equality and restoring faith in business
Sir Nigel Knowles is Global Co-Chairman of DLA Piper. Sir Nigel has been the driving force behind the company’s remarkable growth, taking the firm from its UK regional origins to the global business it is today. HRreview met up with him at last month’s Balanced Business Forum to talk about a wide range of issues from gender equality to dealing with mental health issues in the workplace. We also discussed how business and government can win back each other’s trust in the aftermath of the financial crisis.
If you found the figures released with Lord Davies’s final report into gender equality in Britain’s top boardrooms yesterday slightly dispiriting (only 25% of top boardroom positions are filled by women? Surely that should be 25% higher?) then consider for a moment the situation in India.
The new editor-in-chief of The Guardian, Katharine Viner, has suggested that some at the newspaper have been left disconcerted by her appointment.
Over 50 percent of UK graduates are women, professional services firms report that over 50 percent of their new graduate hires are women, and over 50 percent of our GPs are women. The world of work is no longer a man’s world. However, organisations haven’t changed; they are still largely designed for men. Their systems,…