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    Women still facing barriers in tech industries

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    Research released today by NTT DATA UK shows that nearly three quarters of women (74%) have had a negative experience at work because of their gender. Despite ongoing barriers facing women in the sector, 85% of all respondents believe the industry has become more welcoming to women over the last decade, with the most cited […]

    Are you being subjected to the ‘mother tax’?

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    Even though the gender pay gap among full-time employees fell from 9.0% in 2019 to 7.4% in 2020, there is still a 20% salary difference between working fathers and mothers. With this in mind, Bionic, the business comparison experts, wanted to find out where across the UK has the biggest pay disparity. Scotland and Wales […]

    British workers ‘likely to underestimate’ their employer’s gender pay gap

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    Despite most British workers (96%) agreeing that the UK has a gender pay gap, as many as 57% don’t believe there are any gender pay disparities in their own workplaces, new research finds. HR software provider CIPHR polled 1,000 UK employees, the majority of which work at medium- or large-sized companies, to find out more […]

    Gender equality drive announced for property sector

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    Senior figureheads from the likes of BNP Paribas, Morgan Stanley and Deloitte have joined forces to tackle gender equality in the commercial property sector – by signing up to an initiative spearheaded by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) UK. Now in its third iteration, the mentoring scheme has delivered over 700 mentoring hours so far […]

    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 […]