All Gender Equality & LGBTQIA+ articles – Page 3

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    News

    Are women being held back by competing with each other?

    2016-04-13T10:18:00Z

    Yes, is the short answer. According to new research, at least.

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    Feature

    Hiring for a more diverse, more productive workforce

    2016-02-08T09:57:00Z

    Every organisation that takes diversity seriously knows that hiring a diverse workforce is not as easy as it might appear. It takes a lot more effort than simply ensuring jobs are widely and openly advertised. It requires a real effort to overcome unconscious bias, and to ensure that the right candidates are found for every role.

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    Feature

    5 steps to fight against gender bias from performance reviews

    2015-12-04T10:45:00Z

    The existence of a major gender disparity in the tech industry, particularly in the male dominated culture of Silicon Valley, is common knowledge.

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    News

    Calls to link City bonuses to gender equality

    2015-11-04T16:16:00Z

    The bonuses given to workers in the City should be linked to the number of women appointed to senior positions in the company, a government review is expected to recommend.

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    News

    Are male middle managers the key to gender equality?

    2015-09-15T12:19:00Z

    Male middle managers could be the key improving gender equality in business, according to a report by the Cranfield School of Management.

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    News

    17% of Women Think it’s Impossible to Reach Senior Role

    2015-01-20T09:00:00Z

    With less than one year to go before Lord Davies’ Women on Boards 25% target deadline, new research from O2 reveals that almost half of working women (45%) in the UK believe that women still aren’t occupying enough senior positions in their company.

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    Opinion

    50/50 Gender Mix In UK Business Is Unattainable

    2014-04-01T09:00:00Z

    It is unattainable to achieve a 50/50 gender mix in all senior management positions in UK businesses by 2020 because women innately want to be the primary care-giver.

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    News

    British business equality picks up

    2013-07-23T09:00:00Z

    The news that nearly half of all first-time directors appointed at Britain’s top companies last year were women, is an encouraging step forward for gender equality in business, but we must keep pushing to exceed that figure to reach a truly level playing field, says Beatrice Bartlay, founder and managing director of 2B Interface.

  • Female Board Members
    News

    Debate on board diversity needs to be much wider than gender

    2013-04-10T09:00:00Z

    The Cranfield report should give chief executives, chairmen and executive search firms pause for thought. Not only because the drive to increase the proportion of women representing the top echelons of business is so painfully slow, but because we need to take a step back and view the diversity of Britain’s boardrooms through a much wider lens.

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    News

    Councils must consider equality laws when changing services

    2012-02-16T09:00:00Z

    Councils and housing associations considering altering services or changing their housing allocation policies are being advised to use new guidelines to check that they comply with the Equality Act.

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    News

    25% Women Board Members for FTSE 100 Companies, Lord Davies Recommends

    2011-02-24T09:00:00Z

    UK listed companies in the FTSE 100 should be aiming for a minimum of 25% female board member representation by 2015, Lord Davies of Abersoch said today when launching his independent review into Women on Boards.

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    Feature

    Diversity Is About Banishing Dullness

    2010-05-21T09:00:00Z

    The perception may be that the process of achieving a diverse workforce is faltering: that employers are confused and concerned, employees are not served well by legislation, the government is hamstrung and that the recent declarations of the Catholic church have turned the subject of diversity into a political and theological football.

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    News

    Business Failing To Close The Corporate Gender Gap

    2010-03-08T09:00:00Z

    “The findings of The Corporate Gender Gap Report are an alarm bell on International Women’s Day that the corporate world is not doing enough to achieve gender equality.

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    News

    Government Faces Uphill Struggle To Promote Effective Action On Closing Gender Pay Gap

    2009-11-11T09:00:00Z

    With the Office for National Statistics (ONS) due tomorrow to publish its annual snapshot of the gap between what men and women workers are paid, the CIPD today reports evidence of employer practice and attitudes to measuring the gender pay gap in the workplace.

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    Feature

    How Can I Avoid Discrimination In Job Adverts?

    2009-10-20T09:00:00Z

    Making sure job adverts don’t fall foul of discrimination law is a skill that all recruitment experts need to develop. There are lots of rules around writing job adverts, mostly based around best practice to attract candidates. But certain rules are there to ensure you don’t fall foul of discrimination law.

  • diversity in the workplace
    News

    Businesses urged to ‘promote diversity’

    2008-06-04T09:00:00Z

    The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has published a report along with the Trade Union Congress (TUC), urging employers to promote diversity in the workplace.

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    Feature

    A Women’s place is in the …?

    2007-03-12T09:00:00Z

    Despite hundreds of support groups and endless lobbying, the numbers of female directors in top UK companies fell last year, to a percentage you don’t even need one hand to count it on.