Equality & Diversity

FDM Group named as a Best Employer for Race in new listing

01 November 2017 FDM Group named as a Best Employer for Race in new listing • FDM Group identified as one of the UK’s best employers for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people • Listing highlights best practice on workplace race equality and inclusion • Participation in the list is a recommendation from The […]

“It’s not an option, it’s the law”: minister for women stresses necessity for firms to reveal their gender pay gap

Press release uploaded by on 31 October 2017

Gender Pay Gap Conference to debate new research that shows workplace discrimination is still rife, with female managers in the UK paid £12 000 less on average than their male counterparts (CMI). Commenting on the publishing of employers’ gender pay gap figures, Sam Smethers from The Fawcett Society says it’s the “first step to change […]

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LCP teams up with Talking Talent to support parents and managers

Press release uploaded by on 27 October 2017

LCP has engaged award-winning coaching consultancy Talking Talent to help its staff and partners as they prepare for parental leave and to empower managers as they support individuals through the parent transition. The Working Parents Coaching covers the four stages of parental transition: • before the child’s arrival; • preparing to return to work; • […]

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Equal Approach Appoints Inclusive Talent Manager Sarah Sanders

Press release uploaded by on 9 October 2017

Press Release: 9th October 2017 Equal Approach Appoints Inclusive Talent Manager Sarah Sanders Equal Approach has today (9th October 2017) announced that Sarah Sanders has joined the organisation as Inclusive Talent Manager with immediate effect. Sarah will be working closely with Inclusive Talent Team in order to promote Reach – Equal Approach’s Inclusive Talent Portal, […]

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Failure to accommodate young men’s changing aspirations for career and parenthood will undermine progress to gender parity in the workplace

Press release uploaded by on 3 October 2017

Failure to accommodate young men’s changing aspirations for career and parenthood will undermine progress to gender parity in the workplace • Gender initiatives based on female bias unlikely to succeed in the long term • HR policy must address the needs of men and women Organisations must develop HR policy which recognises young men’s desire […]

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Mentoring IS improving gender balance in UK organisations – New research

Press release uploaded by on 12 September 2017

A first-of-its-kind research study just out from development specialists Moving Ahead reveals the positive impact mentoring can have on gender balance at major organisations in the UK. Research into the gender impact of mentoring programmes on female mentees, their male or female mentors, and their organisations, has not been undertaken before in this country.   […]

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Closing the gap: nearly half of construction workers think the sector’s pay gap between men and women will be lower than the national average within a year

Press release uploaded by on 27 July 2017

Closing the gap: nearly half of construction workers think the sector’s pay gap between men and women will be lower than the national average within a year RICS and OnePoll Survey • Nearly half (46%) of construction workers think gender pay gap will be less than 15% by April 2018, finds the Royal Institution of […]

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Crisis looming?: Over half of British women have less than £10,000 in pension savings

Press release uploaded by on 26 July 2017

The latest annual Drewberry Wealth & Protection Survey has underlined that Britain’s women are fast becoming a ‘high-risk’ group when it comes to pensions. Key findings: • Missing out on pensions: Just 14% of British women report having a personal pension compared to 24% of men. Well over half of women (53%) reported having less […]

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Women struggle to make their mark in the business of turnarounds

Press release uploaded by on 11 July 2017

New research undertaken by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) has revealed that 96% of women working for organisations that specialise in turnarounds, company restructures and business transformations have never been appointed to a board position within the industry. Yet an overwhelming 68% said that they wanted to be considered for Board positions. They cited a […]

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FDM Group reports average gender pay gap of 6%

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FDM Group, a professional services company with a focus on IT and the largest IT graduate employers in the UK, has reported an average gender pay gap of 6% and a median pay gap of 0% compared to the UK average of 18.1%. The group is an early adopter of gender pay gap reporting introduced […]

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