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    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 […]

    IWD2019: Six ways to help bridge the gender pay gap in the UK

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    A new study by TUC suggests the average woman work for ‘for free’ for the first two months of the year as it has been revealed there is a whopping 17.9 per cent difference in earnings between women and men. The UK’s gender gap has fallen to its lowest level ever for full-time employees at 8.6 per cent, according […]

    Are men more able to start their own business than women?

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    In 2019, 101 years since women were given the vote, men are still seen to be more likely to have the time, money and confidence to start their own company, according to the latest research by IW Capital. Why are so few women, relatively speaking, launching businesses in the UK? The Government is so worried […]

    The gender pay gap is reducing

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    It doesn’t matter what industry you work in, the gender pay gap often sees men being paid more money for the same work compared with their female counterparts. However, with recent pressure on firms to disclose their gender-segregated wage-statistics, companies are being forced to identify their wrong-doings and change. Women are paid less for the […]

    What will the future of the office look like?

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    With technology becoming more advanced every day, our working habits are changing at a rate unparalleled to any time in history previously. We are having to change and adapt to new surroundings and environments. So why would your office carry on looking the same? Even though no one can be sure what the office of […]

    We have an equal gender pension age for the first time in 70 years

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    New laws will see men and women receive their pension at the same age, but could this change in the law see women lose out and widen the gender pension gap? From 6 November 2018, for the first time in more than 70 years, men and women will receive their pension from the same age […]

    ‘Pitiful and patronising’ – FTSE excuses for lack of women in boardrooms

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    ‘They don’t fit in’, ‘they don’t want the hassle’ and ‘all the good ones have already gone’ – Just some of the excuses offered up by FTSE 350 company Chairs and CEOs when quizzed on why they didn’t have more women on their boards. The quite frankly shocking state of affairs was revealed the team […]

    PM Theresa May promises to tackle ‘burning injustice’ of the gender pay gap

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    As the gender pay gap deadline looms, Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May has pledged to tackle the ‘burning injustice’ between the average earnings of men and women. Many UK businesses are still required to submit their gender pay figures before today’s midnight deadline. Around 8,870 firms have already done so, with many declaring their commitment […]

    Gender pay gap could take 170 years to close

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    Despite the pay gap in the UK steadily closing, the average woman in the workplace still earns 9.1 per cent less than the average man, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Instant Offices looked into this further and discovered that men working full time earned an average of £592 a week in April […]

    HSBC reveals 59% gender pay gap between male and female employees

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    Banking giant HSBC has revealed details about its gender pay gap, citing a 29 per cent median pay gap for its UK operations. The firm also reported a 59 per cent gap on the mean measure for hourly pay in 2017, while a median gap of 61 per cent for bonus payments between its male […]