UK employers outshine global competitors in gender pay equality

Almost six in 10 UK employers are taking action to address their gender pay gap in response to the new reporting requirements, research from Willis Towers Watson has found.  Its survey revealed that 58% of UK employers took gender pay … Read More

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The employers on a mission to improve diversity in IT

Big names such as Microsoft, the BBC and Cancer Research UK have signed up to employer-led initiative Tech Talent Charter to broaden the mix in the sector It’s 2018 and women have made their mark in fields as varied as … Read More

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Engineering a more diverse future

The UK’s economic future depends on widening the engineering recruitment net.  The late Karen Spärck Jones, Professor of Computers and Information at Cambridge Computer Laboratory, was a vocal advocate for diversity in the computing sector who used to say “computing is too important … Read More

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Maritime companies sign gender equality pledge

Forty large maritime companies have signed a gender equality pledge to address the paucity of women in the UK industry, where only 2 per cent of the workforce are female. The companies include cruise operator Carnival UK, part of the … Read More

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UK asset managers need to go further for LGBT staff

Employees from Schroders, Legal & General Investment Management and State Street will be among those representing asset managers at London’s Pride parade this weekend, but the industry still has a long way to go to combat prejudice and improve the … Read More

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British Land boss wants more diversity to mend ‘mistakes’

The boss of one of Britain’s biggest property companies, British Land, on Wednesday said he wanted his industry to be more open to diversity as London celebrates Pride week. British Land has been one of the bigger corporate supporters of … Read More

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‘Gay conversion therapy’ to be banned as part of LGBT equality plan

Controversial “gay conversion therapies” are to be banned as part of a government plan to improve the lives of gay and transgender people. A national survey of 108,000 members of the LGBT community suggested 2% have undergone the practice with … Read More

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Cycling must be made more attractive to BME audience, commissioner announces as he says diversity targets should be introduced

Cycling must be made more attractive to a BME audience, according to the capital’s first walking and cycling commissioner.  Will Norman has voiced concerns over the lack of diversity among cyclists, arguing that many schemes which are encouraging people to … Read More

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