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    Men ‘unsure of how to support gender equality’

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    98% of women want men to help address gender inequality issues, yet less than half of men indicated being ready to help. That’s according to a study conducted by LEWIS in support of the global HeForShe movement, showing the impact and perceptions of gender inequities during the pandemic across 13 countries. The report reveals women are looking for active support […]

    LIFT aims to advance gender equality on a global scale

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    The international Smart Advancing Women (iSAW) organisation will launch a global platform for professional women, LIFT (Learning and Intelligence For Tomorrow), on March 8th to coincide with International Women’s Day. Powered by Unily, LIFT is described as an ‘innovative learning and intelligence habitat for women to collaborate and hone their professional and technical skills and personal […]

    Research says women receive up to £20k less per men when working the same hours

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    A new study has analysed the UK’s working hours to find out which industries and cities put in the most hours per week. Using ONS ASHE data, UK payments specialist Merchant Machine also looked into pay to highlight whether the hours we put in is reflected in our pay. You can view the graphic here. […]

    Half of employers still discriminating applicants against appearance

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    More than half of British employers admitted to making a decision not to employ someone – because they didn’t like the way they looked. A study of 1,000 bosses found that despite UK employment laws banning employers from discriminating against anyone because of their sex, religion or other personal characteristics, many are doing so anyway. […]

    Research indicates business travel programmes ignore minority travellers

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    A Business Travel Show poll of 114 European travel buyers has revealed that many travel programmes are ignoring the specific needs of minority travellers. For example, just 13 per cent of travel programmes have been created with special consideration for younger travellers, even though millennials account for half of the UK workforce and almost one […]

    Secretarial roles enjoy closest equal pay

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    New research from online bank Starling reveals that the gender pay gap is present in 2019 across all but one industry – skilled agricultural workers, such as senior farmers and landscape designers. But PAs and secretarial roles have a slimmer pay gap, the research shows. The remaining 25 industries analysed revealed men to be consistently occupying […]

    Gender care gap ‘costing women at work’

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    Research from AIG Life shows a gender care gap is costing women at work as they manage the majority of child care and often also care for elderly relatives. AIG’s study of more than 3,000 adults found women are nearly three times more likely to have to take time off work to look after children. The research […]

    Five empowering tips for women in the workplace

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    By Emma Howe, Sales and Events Director at Street Feast  Gender equality in the workplace is the best it’s ever been but despite this, women are still largely underrepresented at every level of business. Things are starting to improve, explicit gender bias is less common, due to tougher legislation and an increased focus on diversity […]

    Top tips for tackling diversity in the office

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    The lack of diversity across the UK’s private sector is no new surprise. Disconcerting statistics surrounding the lack of diversity found within the UK’s workforce have highlighted that only two per cent of directors are from an ethnic minority background, despite 59 per cent of the ethnic minority workforce aspiring to reach management positions. As a society of business leaders, decision-makers, professionals and […]

    Almost one year on and the gender pay gap is wider than ever

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    Depressingly, the gender pay gap is wider than ever, according to latest Financial Times research. Almost a year on since the implementation of businesses having to report their gender pay gap and four out of ten companies stating that the gap has increased. Why, when so much focus on businesses to improve gender equality has […]


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