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Next Gen Supporting the next Generation of women leaders

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Next Gen: Supporting the next Generation of women leaders

2021-10-15T15:21:00+01:00

Supporting young women to help them unlock their potential to be the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs is something we should all strive to do.

Diversity in the boardroom matters How to Promote More Women of Colour to Board Level

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Diversity in the boardroom matters: How to Promote More Women of Colour to Board Level

2021-10-15T15:18:00+01:00

Women face several obstacles when it comes to promotions and pay equity, however, women of colour face a much larger disparity. Moreover, women of colour are being disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus.

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Next Gen: Working with Mentors

2021-10-15T15:06:00+01:00

While 56% of Americans have had a mentor, there’s a disparity in the availability of mentors for women. According to a report by Lean In, “”Less than a quarter of Black women feel they have the sponsorship they need to advance their career.”” Black women are also less likely to be included in important conversations at work, thus giving them fewer chances to be noticed by people in leadership.

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Supporting trans and non-binary employees in a binary workforce world

2021-10-15T14:51:00+01:00

According to a report by recruitment firm TotalJobs, almost two-thirds of trans people believe it is necessary to keep their identity secret from colleagues to feel safe and secure in their jobs. Five years ago, just over half of trans people felt this way.

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Men as advocates for women leaders

2021-10-15T14:47:00+01:00

It is 2021, yet women still face the prospect of daily microaggressions - undermining the progress that has been made when it comes to achieving equality in the workplace.

Menopause in the workplace Why its important to discuss

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Menopause in the workplace: Why it’s important to discuss

2021-10-14T20:21:00+01:00

More and more women are working through their 50s and into their 60s, and employers are facing a new challenge on how to support employees experiencing menopause whilst at work.

Womens Wellness in the workplace Looking after your staff

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Women’s Wellness in the workplace: Looking after your staff

2021-10-14T20:16:00+01:00

With the pandemic increasing mental health concerns, reports have shown that a culture of fear and silence around mental health is costly to employers, with 56% of employers having said they would like to do more to improve staff wellbeing but don’t feel they have the right training or guidance in place to do so.

Women in the workplace Understanding female employees’ struggles needs and desires

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Women in the workplace: Understanding female employees’ struggles, needs and desires

2021-10-14T20:13:00+01:00

One of the issues women face, particularly in male dominated industries is unconscious bias and often subtle microaggressions. When you treat sexual harassment and gender discrimination with the seriousness these matters deserve, you create a positive environment for the working women in your company.

Imposter Phenomenon Building confidence as a woman in business

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Imposter Phenomenon: Building confidence as a woman in business

2021-10-14T19:38:00+01:00

Women often experience the feeling of not being good enough for their role or experience self-doubt when going for a senior position. Imposter phenomenon is rife within the workplace, but how do we break free of doubting our worthiness and step into a higher level of success?

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Knowing your worth: How to negotiate what you deserve

2021-10-14T17:18:00+01:00

The gender pay gap is a continued debate. According to a report in 2020, more than three out of four UK companies pay their male staff more than their female staff, and in nine out of 17 sectors in the economy, men earn 10 percent or more on average than women. 

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The recruitment process: Strategies to attract non-male candidates

2021-10-14T17:09:00+01:00

Research shows that women are far less likely to apply for a promotion until they’re sure they have the experience needed for the job, whereas men are far more likely to assume they already possess the necessary skills to take on a higher role. Therefore, it can be a lot more challenging to attract women to jobs.

In conversation with Carol Rosati OBE UK I&D Lead GSK

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In conversation with Carol Rosati OBE, UK I&D Lead, GSK

2021-10-14T17:06:00+01:00

Carol Rosati OBE, is the UK I&D Lead at GSK and the Vice-Chair and Chair of the Nominations Committee for UN Women UK and Carol has championed women in senior leadership since founding the senior women’s business network Inspire in 2008, she was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours List for Services to Women In Business and was included in the Global Top 50 D&I professionals list in 2016, 2017 & 2018

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Addressing the challenges of working in male dominated industries

2021-10-14T16:53:00+01:00

Sectors such as construction, engineering, utilities and other male dominated industries can often be challenging for women to navigate, particularly those striving to reach a leadership role. 

Women Leaders Balancing work and family post-COVID

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Women Leaders: Balancing work and family post-COVID

2021-10-14T16:48:00+01:00

Research has shown the impact of the pandemic and the ramifications of ‘invisible labour’ on the female workforce, with the workload divide between working parents and non-parents during COVID-19 growing considerably.

HR support for women employees Retaining your top talent

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HR support for women employees: Retaining your top talent

2021-10-14T16:44:00+01:00

Statistics show that women have been impacted by COVID-19 far greater than men. This is due to many reasons, such as women taking on more unpaid care work than men and women being more likely to have lost their jobs at a higher rate than men.

Belonging The key to transforming and maintaining diversity inclusion and equality at work

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Belonging: The key to transforming and maintaining diversity, inclusion and equality at work

2021-10-14T16:37:00+01:00

Why current D+I initiatives aren’t working and what you can do about it.

Driving an inclusion and belonging strategy across all areas of business

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Driving an inclusion and belonging strategy across all areas of business

2021-10-14T16:26:00+01:00

Research revealed that even the presence of diversity results in better performance for companies and gives an extra performance boost and motivation.