Gender

Four ways of presenting your gender pay gap: which works best?

Last week, the Government Equalities Office released a report suggesting that people need more support when interpreting gender pay gap...

Employers need to break recruitment traditions to boost diversity

20 Jun 2018

Businesses need to “think outside the box” when recruiting if they want to improve diversity across their workforces – especially...

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Report reveals charities’ lack of ethnic and gender diversity

6 Jun 2018

Leadership positions in top UK charities are overwhelmingly white and male, according to research by executive search company Green Park....

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Government reveals “pitiful” FTSE 350 excuses for lack of gender diversity

31 May 2018

The Government has revealed what it described as the “worst” explanations FTSE 350 chairs and CEOs have given for a...

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Jeremy Hunt vows to close NHS doctors gender pay gap

29 May 2018

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a review into how NHS doctors are paid in a bid to close the...

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Supporting transgender employees: the importance of line management

27 May 2018

Recent research has highlighted that line management is a critical function when it comes to supporting trans employees, as Rosa...

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How should employers respond if the EHRC threatens a gender pay investigation?

24 May 2018

Annelise Tracy Phillips, senior associate at Burges Salmon, looks at some of the problems enforcing the gender pay gap regulations,...

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Flexible working

Report pinpoints how to accelerate flexible working and gender diversity

22 May 2018

A report published today sets out to “speed up culture change” acting as a blueprint for change and ensuring that...

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Legal & General launches fund to boost gender diversity

18 May 2018

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has set up a fund to benefit organisations with higher levels of gender diversity,...

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Five lessons employers can learn from Eurovision

17 May 2018

After the pomp and glitter of last weekend’s Eurovision, there is much to learn from this celebration of diversity, argues...

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Saudi Arabia oil giant appoints female board member

30 Apr 2018

For the first time Saudi Aramco, the world’s most profitable company according to Bloomberg, has appointed a woman to its...

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Can AI bridge the confidence gap for women in senior positions?

27 Apr 2018

It’s well known that men tend to overestimate their abilities while women under-sell themselves when applying for roles – just...

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Gender pay gap investigations to begin in June, warns EHRC

25 Apr 2018

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has written to the Government stating that its first gender pay gap investigations will...

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Fawcett Society calls for time-limited gender equality quotas

23 Apr 2018

Time-limited gender equality quotas should be set for the boards of large corporate organisations and public bodies, the Fawcett Society...

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Major investor takes stand on gender diversity on FTSE 350 boards

17 Apr 2018

Legal & General Investment Management – one of the UK’s biggest investors in the stock market – has promised to...

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