A new review based on women in senior leadership has been unveiled by the government today, revealing that the proportion of board appointments in the UK going to women has slumped to its lowest level in five years.
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Brexit risks “turning the clock black decades” on women’s rights, according to a new report published by the TUC.
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,…
According to research conducted by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, 11 percent of women interviewed who were either pregnant or a new mum reported having been dismissed, made compulsorily redundant or treated so poorly they left their position.
A survey of 3,200 women, by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, found that 11 percent of the women interviewed had been dismissed, made compulsorily redundant, or left their jobs as a result of being treated poorly.
There is no doubt that the exploits of the England football team at the Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer grabbed the attention of a nation and kick-started a popular discussion about gender discrepancies and attitudes both within sport and in society at large. The BBC’s coverage was the most comprehensive of any all-female…
Job board, Bubble Jobs counters the claim made be UKCES that only a quarter of the workers in the digital sector are female and claims the number is much higher.
Male lawyers are receiving bonuses on average 66 percent higher than female lawyers. Although the gender pay gap is closing it is still a prevalent one.
Female millennials are leaving the financial sector due to lack of opportunities for career progression. Many are put off altogether because of the image the financial sectors has for female careers.
Lloyds Banking Group have hit their diversity target with 29 percent of women now in senior roles. The Group are also on track for their 2020 target of 40 percent.
Timewise Accreditation scheme will provide funding to 10 Local Authorities to help find jobs for people who need to balance work and family. The scheme has already been successful in Camden and is now working with other councils across the country.
The Government has published a progress report highlighting the progress so far since the first cross-government equality strategy, Building a Fairer Britain, was launched in 2010. According to the Government the strategy focused on moving away from regulation, legislation and coercion. Instead, it concentrated on developing intelligent, light-touch, common sense policies that have a demonstrable…
With the ever accelerating pace of change combined with the need for sustainability, gender diversity and the women in leadership agenda is increasingly taking centre stage for global HR, particularly in many organisations in the Middle East and Africa. Yet in one of our recent HR network think tanks with some of the key global…