Gender

Disney drops dress requirements in inclusion drive

Disney has incorporated inclusion into the values that guide workers' roles at its theme parks.

Shared parental leave: Will the pandemic increase childcare equality?

14 Apr 2021

Will the pandemic bring about a shift in perception of fathers accessing parental leave or is there a need for a more drastic approach?

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What can employers do to provide safe workplaces for women?

12 Apr 2021

With concerns heightened around the safety of woman after the death of Sarah Everard, how can employers create safe spaces for women?

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CPD: supporting transgender people in work

1 Apr 2021

In the second article in her two-part series, Dawn Wyvern looks at practical ways employers, with the help of occupational...

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Finance regulator considers setting board diversity targets

18 Mar 2021

Listed companies could be required to meet a board diversity target or face scrutiny under plans being considered by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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Finance firms falling behind on gender diversity targets

17 Mar 2021

Around three in 10 firms that signed the Women in Finance Charter either missed their 2020 deadlines or are falling behind on their future targets.

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Younger women face £100,000 gender pensions gap

8 Mar 2021

The average woman in her twenties will have to work almost 40 years longer than her male counterpart to build...

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A third of women hide menopause symptoms at work

8 Mar 2021

A survey commissioned by Vodafone found 33% hid menopause symptoms from their employer and 43% felt too embarrassed to ask for support.

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Bevan Brittan appoints third female senior partner in a row

8 Mar 2021

A law firm is celebrating International Women’s Day with the appointment of its third female senior partner in a row....

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CPD: Transition period – supporting employees through gender transitioning

5 Mar 2021

The process of gender transitioning is complex and not undertaken lightly. As Dawn Wyvern explains in the first of a...

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Female directors in finance earning 66% less than men

1 Mar 2021

Average pay for female directors at FTSE 350 financial services firms is two-thirds lower than male director pay, analysis has found.

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Hampton-Alexander review: Final report shows female directors up by 50%

24 Feb 2021

The number of female directors in FTSE 100 companies has increased by 50% in the last five years, according to the Hampton-Alexander review.

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Gender pay gap enforcement delayed for another six months

23 Feb 2021

Enforcement of the Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations will not resume until October, the government’s equality watchdog has said.

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Senior roles being advertised with ‘masculine’ language

22 Feb 2021

Research finds senior executive positions are being advertised using less inclusive language than junior roles, which could deter women from applying.

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All-male boards disappear from FTSE 350

19 Feb 2021

There are now no all-male boards in FTSE 350 companies, according to campaign group the 30% Club.

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