Tag

government
sanitary products featured
06
Mar

Government launches new campaign to tackle period poverty ahead of International Women’s Day

The UK government has launched a new campaign to tackle period poverty globally, ahead of International Women’s Day. Penny Mordaunt, Minister for Women and Equalities and Secretary of State for International Development, announced the new campaign to break the stigma and taboo around periods and end period poverty by 2030. The campaign includes £2 million...
Read More
man-and-woman-sat-on-money-piles-gender-pay-gap-featured
02
Aug

100 per cent of UK employers have published gender pay gap data

For the first time ever, 100 per cent of UK employers have published their gender pay gap data. Under new regulations that came into force in April 2017, all employers with over 250 employees are required to report their gender pay gap data. All 10,000 UK employers that the Government has identified as having over...
Read More
LGBT
03
Jul

New government action plan pledges to improve the lives of LGBT people

The government has released a new action plan, pledging to improve the lives of LGBT people. The 75-point action plan aims to tackle discrimination and improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the UK. The Action Plan is a direct result of a national survey of LGBT people, the largest...
Read More
Vote 100 Banner featured
11
Apr

Government announces winners of funding to celebrate centenary year of suffrage

  The government has announced the first large projects to be awarded funding to celebrate the centenary year of suffrage. Over £600,000 of funding from the Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme has been awarded to eight standout projects. These include schemes that train women to become leaders in their communities, and events that celebrate the...
Read More
WeAreTheCity logo featured
12
Mar

WeAreTheCity join hundreds of business leaders urging the government to boost female entrepreneurship

WeAreTheCity has joined hundreds of business leaders and MPs urging the government to boost female entrepreneurship in the UK. Over 200 leaders, entrepreneurs, MPs and academics have joined The Telegraph’s Women Mean Business campaign, signing an open letter calling on the government to encourage more women entrepreneurs. Currently, one in then women in the UK...
Read More
money featured
09
Mar

Wagamamas, Marriott & Karen Millen amongst those named & shamed for underpaying minimum wage workers

Wagamamas, Marriott and Karen Millen are amongst the companies being named and shamed for underpaying minimum wage workers. The government has named and shamed nearly 180 employers for underpaying more than 9,000 minimum wage workers by £1.1 million. As well as recovering backpay for 9,200 workers, the government also fined employers a total of £1.3...
Read More
Women's suffrage featured
06
Feb

Government announces £2.5 million investment to celebrate centenary of suffrage

Minister for Women and Equalities Amber Rudd has announced details of the government’s £2.5 million investment to celebrate the centenary of suffrage. Rudd opened a £1.5 million Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme for bids of up to £125,000 for projects running throughout the centenary year to encourage communities to celebrate and to help make modern...
Read More
diversity-on-boards-featured
09
Nov

Hampton-Alexander Review 2017

This independent review by Sir Philip Hampton and the late Dame Helen Alexander, commissioned by the government, looks at ways to ensure that talented women at the top of business are recognised, promoted and rewarded. The focus of the review is on senior women below the company board. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT
Read More
1 2 3 6
X