Half of British SMEs not ‘gender diverse’

Over half (52 per cent) of small business owners in Britain would not class their businesses as ‘gender diverse’, according to a survey of 900 managers. Regionally, 62 per cent of SMEs in the Northwest of England said they would class themselves as ‘gender diverse’, … Read More

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Nearly half of employers hesitant about hiring someone with a disability

Nearly half of employers (45 per cent) are hesitant about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job according to latest research from disability organisation Purple. The nationwide survey of one thousand … Read More

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Despite diversity push, tech has a discrimination problem

A new survey from Indeed shows that 24 percent of tech workers experience discrimination at their current company. Yes, discrimination in the tech industry is a real thing. Whether for race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age or gender, nearly a … Read More

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UK boards stall in recruitment of female directors

Survey finds hires fall for first time as Britain lags behind Europe The rate at which women are being promoted to the boards of the UK’s largest companies has slowed for the first time. Women made up 29 per cent … Read More

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HR professionals divided over impact of pay gap reporting on gender equality

PM survey also suggests employers will need to significantly rethink pay and reward discussions Nearly half (47 per cent) of HR professionals believe the new gender pay gap reporting requirements will make ‘little difference’ to improving gender equality at work. … Read More

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The Solution to Gender Diversity Shortfalls: Men

This week, Nicola Thorpe’s astonishing experiences of being forced to wear high heels at work grabbed the headlines. CMI, too, released data showing that four out of five managers have witnessed gender discrimination in the past 12 months. These events … Read More

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Just 3 per cent of charity chief executives are from a BAME background

Acevo has called on the charity sector to do more to improve diversity after its pay survey found that just 3 per cent of charity chief executives are from a BAME background.  The charity leaders’ network has published findings from its … Read More

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Gender pay gap starts early with 20% disparity in pocket money – study

Girls aged five to 16 receive £2.20 less per week than boys and are allowed less financial independence, report shows The gender pay gap by which women earn significantly less than men during their careers begins early in childhood with … Read More

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