Gender

BAME leadership pipeline flatlining in FTSE 100 firms

Progress on increasing the number of ethnic minority leaders in the UK’s biggest organisations has stalled and there is a...

TSB bosses bonuses to be cut after failing to hit 2020 gender target

3 Dec 2019

TSB’s leadership team will have their bonuses docked after the firm failed to increase the proportion of women in senior...

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Department store criticised for period badges

29 Nov 2019

A department store in Japan has said it is reviewing a policy where its staff could wear badges indicating whether...

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Hannah Meiton

‘No gimmicks’ – how to attract more women into tech

18 Nov 2019

More than a third of recruits to companies under the wing of Stockholm tech investor Sting are women. How has this been achieved in a sector notoriously male dominated?

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Labour’s 2030 gender pay gap pledge ‘completely unrealistic’

14 Nov 2019

Labour’s pledge to close the gender pay gap by 2030 if it wins power has been described as too ambitious....

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Eight in 10 want right to know male colleagues’ salaries

14 Nov 2019

Women should have the right to know if they’re being paid less than their male colleagues, according to research by...

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What needs to change before we can close the gender pay gap

13 Nov 2019

Headline-grabbing proposals can only take us so far. Cultural shifts and changes in shared leave, maternity and paternity benefits are needed before we can truly get to grips with the gender pay gap.

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Half of all FTSE 100 executive hires must be women to meet target

13 Nov 2019

One in every two FTSE 100 executive appointments over the next year will have to go to a woman if...

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Minouche Shafik

Women demand new Equal Pay Act to enforce transparency

11 Nov 2019

Equal pay campaign to demand new legislation, backed by leading women from all sectors, kicks off this Thursday.

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Shorter City trading day would ‘boost diversity and work-life balance’

7 Nov 2019

Equity market opening hours should be shortened by 90 minutes to allow the trading sector to attract and retain a...

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Gender identity: How to be more inclusive when using pronouns

31 Oct 2019

Awareness of gender identity and expression has grown in recent years and its important for employers to understand how trans,...

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Full-time gender pay gap widens to 8.9%

29 Oct 2019

There has been a marginal increase in the gender pay gap for full-time employees over the past year, but it...

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How can HR re-energise the diversity agenda?

22 Oct 2019

Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is recognised as good for business, but why are many organisations barely going beyond compliance with equality legislation?

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BMA apologises after report exposes ‘old boys’ club’ culture

18 Oct 2019

The British Medical Association has apologised to members after an independent review found that female doctors felt “undervalued, ignored or...

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Acas menopause guide encourages inclusive policies

18 Oct 2019

Acas has published new guidance to help employers support the estimated two million women who have difficulties at work due...

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