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    A man’s view on misogyny & gender equality at work

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    The recently re-ignited movement to make women feel safer in the streets has been reactive and powerful, so we asked Thom Dennis, CEO of Serenity in Leadership, whether this will extend to women in the workplace and whether it will also affect gender inequality at work. Here he also looks in detail at what the […]

    Has the pandemic turned back the clock on gender equality?

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    By Aleksandra Traczyk, Solicitor at Winckworth Sherwood Not long into the start of the pandemic gender equality commentators warned about the potential disproportionate impact on women. One year on, we now have statistics to back them up. The report published by the Women and Equalities Committee on 9 February and data from the Office for National Statistics published […]

    One in three female entrepreneurs face gender bias

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    35% of female business founders still face gender bias when raising their business capital, while female entrepreneurs also receive an average of 5% less funding than their male counterparts. That’s according to research from Instant Offices, which revealed that although there has been encouraging growth from a mere 17% to 32.37% over the past four years, men are […]

    International Women’s Day: 60% believe gender diversity is still an issue in the industrial sector

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    Despite campaigning for gender parity for more than 100 years, research shows that 60% of managers within the industrial sector believe their industry still struggles with a lack of gender diversity. The research, which comes from multi-discipline recruitment experts Search Consultancy was conducted with 1,000 managers and asked respondents to rate how they believed their […]

    What women want in the workplace in 2021

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    By The Team at Serenity in Leadership Covid-19 has changed numerous things for women, with many struggling with additional burdens of children missing school, isolation, anxiety about their family’s health and finances; with burnout and severe stress real issues. As a crisis often presents opportunities, to mark International Women’s Day taking place today, Serenity in Leadership […]

    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 […]

    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 […]