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.
Is compulsory gender pay reporting really – as King’s College economics professor, Baroness Wolf, described – just “gesture politics” which “will do nothing whatsoever about the things that are really a problem for poorly paid women and which have nothing to do with widespread overt pay discrimination, for which there is no evidence at all any more anyway?”
The blossoming diversity of Britain’s boardrooms may begin to wilt over the next 18 months as the terms of current female non-executive directors (NEDs) start to expire, according to new analysis released by Audeliss, a diversity focused executive search firm.
The first diversity forum was held in London yesterday. It’s aim is to try and turn promises from companies about bettering employment diversity and the creating of a gender balance in the workplace.
Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Enterprise, Angela Eagle, pays tribute to winners including Lloyds Banking Group, PwC, HSBC and Barclays.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects in UK schools are still more likely to be selected by boys at A level, despite evidence that female students in these classes have been performing better in their GCSEs, resulting in a lack of gender diversity in technical careers.n.
A study reveals that UK workers are in line to share £23.28 billion in bonuses, but why are men receiving more than women?
New research has found that women CEOs in charge of larger firms outperform their male counterparts
Should we be enforcing diversity for diversity’s sake?
Ben Stepney and Nicole Kalli – Flexible working: How to avoid sex discrimination cases against fathers
A professional services network’s charge of sex discrimination against a father requesting flexible hours for childcare emphasises the legal implications of gender-based assumptions about employees.
Despite news this week that the gender pay gap may be closing, a survey has found one source of pressure in the other direction. Thirty five percent of British men aspire to earn over £100k p/a in their working lives, compared to just 15 percent of women, highlighting a clear ‘aspiration gap’ between men and…
Eighty per cent of women feel their employer is supportive of them but 44% say their gender has hindered their career or will in the future. This is the centre of a paradox that UK women face in the workplace – while many cite their organisation as being supportive of women, large numbers have also…
A staggering 40 per cent of the projected increase in England’s working age population will need to enter the care profession to tackle a staffing timebomb. If current trends continue, England could face a shortfall of 718,000 care workers by 2025, and an unprecedented number of men are needed to bridge the gap. A new study…