New research finds that employer investment in diversity programmes fall far short off the mark.
100 years ago today women over 30 whose husbands were occupiers of property where given the right to vote.
Why are the findings of the Hampton-Alexander Review worse than expected?
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.
Olivia Hill was appointed to the role at ATT (the Association of Accounting Technicians) of Chief HR Officer in November 2014 at ATT. She has worked at the company since 2008 and is responsible for reward and benefits strategy, training and development, employee engagement and recruitment and retention. HRReview spoke to her about the gender pay gap and the recent government attempts to solve the problem.
The government is not acting quickly enough on its pledge to close the gender pay gap, MPs are due to announce.
Of all the major EU economic powers Germany has been the slowest at instilling gender diversity at the very top of business.
The University of Washington has released a new report revealing that lesbians in the United States earn up to nine percent more than heterosexual female employees. The study found that gay men often earn eleven percent less than heterosexual males. On average, the report also revealed, homosexual women work more hours per day than straight women.
With more and more focus being put on the slim numbers of women leading the biggest companies in the world, the biggest job role on the planet, the presidency of the United States, may, finally, after 240 years of wait be about to be filled by a women.
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.
President Obama has outlined new plans to close the gender pay gap in the United States. Women still earn just 79 cents to every dollar earned by man. This comes nearly fifty years after the Equal Pay Act was passed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1960s.
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.
The growth of women in the upper echelons of Europe’s leading employers is likely to stall in the years ahead, according to a preliminary report released today by the consulting group Mercer.
The news from Paris this weekend, for once, was nothing but good. The vast majority of governments in the world reached a deal to work together to slow down climate change. The Paris pact aims to curb global warning to less than 2C (3.6F) by the end of the current century. President Obama labeled the deal as ‘the best chance we have to save the one planet we have,’ and labeled the deal, which was also signed by some of the world’s biggest polluters such as India and China, as a ‘turning point’ towards a low-carbon future.