New research by Thoughtworks, a global technology consultancy, has found that around two thirds of women in the UK believe there is still a long way to go when it comes to a range of gender equality issues, from career prospects and personal development to parental support. In the week that marks International Women’s Day, […]
International Women’s day
Two thirds of women say their organization is ‘behind’ when it comes to gender equality
How can we make the workplace better for women?
March is a month that celebrates women from International Women’s Day to Mother’s Day. Whilst these days are an opportunity to show appreciation and support for the women in our lives and the world over, are employers doing everything they can to make the workplace enjoyable and accessible to women? Midlands based company Cream HR […]
Event Planners Turn Their Skills to Charity for International Women’s Day
A team of top female international event planners based in Manchester is supporting a local women’s charity to mark International Women’s Day (Tuesday March 8th). Swapping the work of luxury event planning for charitable activity in their local community, staff at the Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC) have sourced and created 100 hygiene packs which will […]
Supporting women’s mental health in the workplace
By Kayleigh Frost, Head of Clinical at Health Assured Tuesday 8 March is International Women’s Day: An event that celebrates women’s achievements, raises awareness against biases, and encourages action for equality. When it comes to the workplace, women face a range of issues. From pay gaps and balancing work and parenting, to menopause misconceptions. The face […]
Where to celebrate International Women’s Day
Celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8th) by heading out with friends and team mates… Events to book Sustainable Fashion, Food & Fizz: Women Leading Sustainability at 116 Pall Mall Institute of Directors, St. James’s, London, SW1Y 5ED www.116pallmall.com Come together for an evening of fashion, food and fizz at 116 Pall Mall by Searcys between […]
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Time to celebrate how far we’ve come!
Today is International Women’s Day – a time to celebrate the achievements of women across the world, as well as raising awareness of the ongoing fight for equality. It’s incredibly encouraging that this event has grown so significantly over the past few years, from being a niche, annual ‘nod’ to women, to something that is […]
Make the invisible visible this International Women’s Day
Women’s workplace initiative Catalyst is observing International Women’s Day 2021 by challenging companies to join its #BiasCorrect “Make the Invisible Visible” global campaign, providing virtual backgrounds that encourage courageous conversations about unconscious bias in meetings. Catalyst research shows that invisible barriers for women in the workplace, particularly women of colour, have proliferated in remote working during the pandemic: 1 […]
International Women’s Day: A moment of reflection
To coincide with International Women’s Day, business leaders from boutique executive support recruiters Bain & Gray, share what tips and advice for their younger self – in both their business and personal life… International Women’s Day this Sunday, March 8, is a moment to reflect on the past and the future. What would you have […]
IWD2019: Which countries are supporting working mothers best?
With studies showing that as many working women have children, as those who don’t, it is clear that a large percentage of women are juggling careers with motherhood. And recent research from Catalyst shows women account for 40 per cent or more of the total labour force in several countries, making flexible working hours, extended maternal leave, […]
IWD2019: Six ways to help bridge the gender pay gap in the UK
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 […]