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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Women and equalities minister Nicky Morgan. Photo: Mark Thomas/REX Shutterstock

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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Women work for free almost two hours a day, finds XpertHR/CMI data

25 Aug 2015

Women work for free for one hour and forty minutes a day, according to new gender pay gap data from...

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Male, pale and stale: UK boardrooms are still stuck in the 1960s Photo: Rex

Gender inequality: still work to be done

22 Jul 2015

While plans to make gender pay gap reporting mandatory in larger organisations will go some way to address male and...

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Majority of women do not believe they face discrimination at work

17 Jul 2015

The majority of women feel their workplace treats them fairly, according to research from the Great Place to Work Institute....

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Fathers in Sweden to get three months’ paid paternity leave

1 Jun 2015

Sweden is planning to offer new fathers a third month of paid paternity leave, its Government has announced.
The country...

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National Grid won the Nationwide Inspiring the Workforce of the Future Award

Women and Work Awards winners announced

22 Apr 2015

Twelve public- and private-sector organisations have been recognised for creating equal and inclusive workplaces for women at the Opportunity Now...

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