Leicestershire Fire Service praised for first Transgender Policy

  Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service – in the quest to provide equality for all their employees has launched their first Transgender Policy. The Fore Service stated that they wanted a service where everyone could be themselves in the workplace … Read More

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Going Backwards? Maybe, For U.K. Gender Diversity In the Boardroom

It gets very boring, the repetition. There’s a strong sense of déjà vu in the media headlines : ‘women’s progress in the boardroom stalls.’ Again. As I said in my last post on gender diversity in the boardroom on Forbes, almost exactly a … Read More

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Lack of gender diversity hurts tech financially, Microsoft report

Lack of gender diversity hurts tech financially, Microsoft report A lack of gender diversity in tech skills, among other industries, is harming tech firms and could hurt them even more economically if these trends continue. A recent survey of IT and … Read More

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3 Ways to Improve Gender Diversity

  Everyone recognises the importance of addressing gender diversity withi n businesses, but very few know how to do this. A lot of studies have been conducted around the current number of women in senior positions, or even the potential rewards … Read More

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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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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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