Gender

Sexual harassment at work: 10 myths busted

15 Aug 2016

A TUC report on sexual harassment in the workplace has found that 52% of women have experienced some form of...

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RBS sets gender diversity targets above Davies recommendations

27 Jul 2016

RBS has pledged to get at least 30% female representation in its most senior roles across each of its business...

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Proportion of women on FTSE 100 executive committees remains static

20 Jul 2016

The number of women working at executive committee level has not increased for more than two years in FTSE 100...

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Women in leadership and five actions for HR

15 Jul 2016

The remarkable rise of women in politics shows that it is time for a different style of leadership, says Rosie...

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Practical ways to tackle diversity without positive action

14 Jun 2016

The BBC made headlines recently with claims it was favouring candidates from certain minorities and age groups. But if diversity...

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Hillary Clinton on gender pay equality: on-demand video

12 Apr 2016

Hillary Clinton joined a round table discussion on gender pay equality, broadcast live on Personnel Today earlier today. An on-demand...

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EU referendum: 12 European cases that have shaped UK employment law

31 Mar 2016

The “Brexit” referendum on whether or not the UK should withdraw from the European Union takes place on 23 June...

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Female directors pack more shareholder value, study finds

8 Mar 2016

Shareholders value female directors more than male ones according to new analysis of stock market fluctuations following the departure of...

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UK women lack ambition compared with global counterparts

8 Mar 2016

The UK has one of the lowest levels of female ambition at work, research by recruitment group Hays has found....

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Three key principles for gender pay transparency

26 Feb 2016

Due to the upcoming reporting legislation, employers are beginning to embrace their responsibilities on addressing gender pay equality. Ruth Thomas...

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Gender pay gap reporting: the draft legislation examined

16 Feb 2016

Consultant editor Darren Newman examines the recently published draft gender pay gap reporting legislation.
The measures on gender pay gap...

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How can the gender balance in engineering be improved?

4 Dec 2015

Despite a raft of initiatives, there still aren’t enough women entering the engineering profession. Charlie Weatherhogg, HR director of infrastructure...

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Female HR professionals earn 11% less than men, says survey

2 Dec 2015

Women in the HR profession earn on average 11% less than men – the equivalent of £4,534 per person in...

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Gender pay gap reports extended to include bonuses and public sector

26 Oct 2015

David Cameron and women and equalities minister Nicky Morgan have announced new measures to eradicate inequality in the workplace and...

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Gender changes: supporting employees undergoing gender reassignment

28 Sep 2015

Occupational health adviser Anne Newham describes the experience of supporting an employee going through the process of gender reassignment surgery....

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