Northern Ireland: MPs step up pressure on Prime Minister for marriage equality

Prime Minister Theresa May has come under renewed pressure today to legislate for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. A cross-party group of MPs have published a letter in The Times newspaper today calling for the Government to adopt Conor McGinn’s … Read More

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How improving gender equality can enhance corporate performance

Junwei Hafner-Cai and Olaf Martin, managers of the RobecoSAM Global Gender Equality Impact Equities fund, talk to Katrina Lloyd about their new fund and why companies need to encourage more diversity in the workplace. Why did you decide to launch … Read More

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MP calls constituency to support equality

TO mark 90 years since men and women over 21 gained the right to vote, MP Helen Jones is inviting everyone in her constituency to sign-up to EqualiTeas to share, debate, and celebrate what equality means to them over a cup of … Read More

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WMAS LGBT Network Nominated for the Excellence in Diversity Award

One of the UKs most anticipated diversity awards celebrations has opened its nominations for the upcoming ceremony and the Trust’s LGBT Network is in the running for one of the awards. The Excellence in Diversity Awards will illustrate some of … Read More

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Here’s how to push for more diversity and inclusion in your office

Diversity and inclusion are becoming increasingly important to businesses. Public pressure has prompted companies to become more vocal about their equality agendas , and political institutions are introducing frameworks to make sure employers stick to their word. In the U.K., … Read More

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The City must tackle ‘alpha male culture’ to boost diversity, says Treasury Committee

Politicians call on financial firms to do more to encourage flexible working and root out unconscious bias that hampers women’s careers. The City must tackle its “alpha male culture”, implement objective criteria for awarding bonuses and tackle unconscious bias that limits women’s … Read More

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Women march across UK to celebrate 100 years of female suffrage

More than 100,000 thought to have marched in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London. In glorious sunshine the streets of the capitals of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland filled on Sunday afternoon with marching, cheering, singing, chanting women, rejoicing in … Read More

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Why 2018 should be the year for change in putting equality first

Firms shamed in gender pay gap should look to smaller, more dynamic companies as an example, says Anne McNamara Recent laws now forcing employers to reveal the gender pay gap in their workforce have created a significant impact on the … Read More

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Five charts that tell the story of diversity in UK universities

Attention has turned to the lack of diversity at the UK’s top universities once again, as the University of Oxford publishes its admissions figures. While Oxford says that the proportion of its undergraduate students from the UK who identify as … Read More

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