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    Being transgender in the workplace & what needs to happen to support inclusion of transgender employees

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    In advance of International Transgender Day of Visibility on 31st March, we caught up with Joanne Lockwood, a Diversity & Inclusion & Belonging Specialist who also promotes Transgender Awareness to organisations, and an Associate Facilitator with Serenity in Leadership, to find out what we need to do next to stop discrimination in the workplace and […]

    Women in Leadership: It’s Time to Remove the Roadblocks

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    Borderless International Management Consultant Rosalie Harrison is seeking new ways to remove the obstacles in the career paths of female leaders that really work, creating a virtual ‘women in leadership training’ bin that, surprisingly enough, contains almost all the acclaimed tools that are still used to this day. Here she explains how… Last year, I […]

    Times have changed – And it’s time the workplace did too

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    Workplace culture is a hot topic and one that never fails to raise a reaction. Harpreet Singh, Executive Director at technology and management consultancy Brickendon offers some thoughts… In November 2018, tens of thousands of Google employees conducted a worldwide walkout targeting workplace culture less than a year after the internet giant topped Fortune magazine’s list of best […]

    3 in 5 UK industries are still sexist towards female applicants – but Admin a leader in gender-neutral language

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    Despite the best efforts of pro-diversity and equal opportunity drives, it would seem that three out of five industries are still sexist towards female applicants. New data from job ads search engine specialist Adzuna.co.uk has revealed the level of gender-bias across the UK’s job market and its industries through gender-coded language present in job ads. […]

    One in three employers won’t hire a transgender candidate

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    A new report has revealed a strong prejudice among UK companies, with one in three admitting they are less likely to hire a transgender worker and 43 per cent ‘unsure’. The survey identified the retail sector as having the highest number (47 per cent) of businesses unlikely to employ a transgender, followed by IT (45 […]

    Big business compelled to justify pay gaps

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    Big businesses in the UK will be compelled to explain differences in pay between their chief executives and their average workers under new plans to be presented to parliament today by Business Secretary, Greg Clark. A new metric, known as the ‘pay ratio’, will be used to monitor the renumeration structures at companies with more than […]

    Senior women’s salary expectations ‘lag behind men’s’

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    Women are asking for lower pay than their male counterparts for identical senior roles, according to new research. The study of over 6,000 senior executives by Norrie Johnston Recruitment (NJR) found a 25% difference between the salaries expected by male and female non-executive directors; male non-exec directors (NEDs) on average are looking for an annual […]