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gender equality
Stephen Mercer featured
08
Apr

HeForShe: Stephen Mercer | Partner, Deloitte

Stephen Mercer is a partner and leads Deloitte’s technology consulting practice. Stephen advises clients on implementing technologies to support business change, increase business performance and improve governance. He is based in Manchester. Why do you support the HeForShe campaign? For example – do you have a daughter or have witnessed the benefits that diversity can bring...
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04
Apr

Pay gap reporting, why should we care?

The gender pay gap is the difference between a man and woman’s average weekly earnings, based on equivalent hours and job roles. In 06 April 2017, new regulations came into force which meant all employers with over 250 employees are now required to report their gender pay gap data. Under this new regulation, it was...
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FUTURE-PropTech featured
20
Mar

FUTURE: PropTech announces an equal gender split of speakers

FUTURE: PropTech has announced an equal gender split of speakers will join the event to discuss this year’s conference theme of ‘Open Collaboration’. Setting an industry-event first for the male-dominated property sector, FUTURE: PropTech has today unveiled its roster of speakers, with the gender split being exactly 50 per cent. Leading speakers joining the event...
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08
Mar

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

UK’s gender gap has fallen to its lowest level ever for full time employees at 8.6 per cent, according to the ONS. Despite the slight progress, the average woman in the workplace still earns less than the average man with the gap even wider for women aged over 40 at 12.8 per cent. With this...
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gender equality featured
05
Mar

What are we missing when it comes to achieving gender balance?

The need for greater gender diversity in the workplace has been front of mind for organisations like BP for a considerable amount of time. We’re making progress, but not at the pace we’d like to see. It’s an issue that has not only gained the attention of the boardroom, but has become a topic discussed...
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gender equality featured
12
Feb

The blockchain industry is moving towards gender equality

As the blockchain industry continues to grow and create more opportunities for all, there’s real potential for this technological vanguard to level the playing field. In this fast-moving space, this is the perfect time to break down gender equality barriers, allowing female leaders and innovators to truly shine. For years, women have eclipsed men in...
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Essex PA Network
28
Sep

Creating gender-inclusive networks in the workplace

Women being interrupted more than men in meetings. Hearing comments about their hair and the appropriate height of their heels. Having their ideas attributed to male colleagues. These are among the issues that come to mind when thinking about sexism in the workplace. What is less talked about is how everyday sexism gets in the...
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gender equality featured
24
Aug

Raising a glass to women everywhere on Women’s Equality Day

On 26th August 1920 women in the USA celebrated as the country officially saw the nineteenth amendment to the constitution adopted, so that no woman would ever be denied the right to vote based on gender. Nearly 100 years later, the 26th August is as an important date to recognise that, while much progress has...
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