Gender

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‘Give women a fair chance to lead’ urge psychology experts

The low number of women in senior positions in organisations could be down to a lack of understanding of leadership...

Investor votes down appointments in firms that lack gender diversity

17 Apr 2019

One of the UK’s biggest investors voted against the re-election of more than 100 chairs last year because the organisations...

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Shared parental leave and pay – equalising opportunities?

16 Apr 2019

With reports citing that only 1% of those eligible took a period of shared parental leave in 2018 it is...

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City firm IMF settles sexual harassment case

15 Apr 2019

Nathalie Abildgaard who took on her former employer over sexual harassment has been paid £270,000 ($492,000) by the City firm, which opted to settle just prior to a further legal hearing.

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How gender pay gap sums should be made more accurate

15 Apr 2019

Many of the errors in employers’ gender pay gap reports could be avoided if the government adopted simpler calculation methods and supported HR professionals to access statistical skills

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British Council: ‘There’s a whole ecosystem of diversity here’

15 Apr 2019

For the 650-strong support centre for the British Council in India, it can be a challenge to find good talent but embedding diversity into its culture has helped

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The 2018 gender pay gap: grounds for optimism?

5 Apr 2019

There may not have been a dramatic change in the gender pay gap, but HR, analytics and reward specialists are far from gloomy about what the latest crop of reports reveals

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Risk of errors high in UK gender pay gap reporting

5 Apr 2019

New research has cast doubt on the accuracy of about 15% of the gender pay gap information being collected by organisations. The failure to provide links to company reports has also been flagged.

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Why it’s time to compel all employers to publish parental policies

5 Apr 2019

Recent research claimed that top employers’ parental policies are “invisible”, and a number have now publicly committed to publishing their...

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Three in five suffer at work due to menopause

27 Mar 2019

Three out of five working women between the ages of 45 and 55 believe their menopause symptoms are having a...

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Over a third of gender pay gap could be down to bias

27 Mar 2019

More than a third of the overall gender pay gap in the UK could be the result of discrimination and negotiation differences between men and women.

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Women at highest risk of losing roles to automation

25 Mar 2019

 
The ONS has created a chatbot where users can search for the risk of automation of different roles
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The gender pay gap may be narrowing, but why?

20 Mar 2019

With the gender pay gap reporting deadline imminent, Personnel Today analysis finds that early results point to a narrowing of...

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Top employers’ support for working parents is “invisible”

19 Mar 2019

A number of employers including Asos, IBM, Lidl and Facebook are completely ‘invisible’ when it comes to publicising their support...

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FTSE 350 firms risk investor disquiet over diversity

15 Mar 2019

Dozens of FTSE 350 organisations, including household names such as Domino’s Pizza, JD Sports and Greene King, have been urged...

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