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Navex Global sexual harassment featured
12
Apr

Tackling sexual harassment in the workplace | Navex Global

Leading ethics and compliance software and services company NAVEX Global® highlighted research today finding more than 44 per cent of UK business directors have never received training on workplace harassment, and 21 per cent have only received one training session, according to the report. Twenty-eight per cent of the UK non-managerial level workforce have either...
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international conference featured
13
Mar

Only one in five tech conference keynotes are given by women, study finds

Only one in five tech conference keynotes are given by women, according to a new study. The study, conducted by Ensono™, a leading hybrid IT services provider, also found that 70 per cent of women surveyed who have sat on a panel at a tech conference reported being the only woman. Ensono surveyed 500 women...
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Founders4School, women-led businesses featured
08
Mar

Women-led businesses are driving force of the UK economy

Women-led businesses contributed a sensational £27.3 billion in turnover to the UK economy over the course of 2018, a research report by ed-tech charity Founders4Schools shows. The report, which maps performance of
the fastest-growing women-led businesses across the UK, with a turnover of £1 million to £250 million, reveals that 44 per cent of women-led businesses...
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Hampton Alexander Ftse Women Leaders featured
10
Feb

Hampton-Alexander Review | FTSE Women Leaders

As 2018 draws to a close, there has never been more visibility in business on the lack of women in leadership. Companies addressing gender imbalance, as part of the drive to align corporate purpose to changing societal expectations, are building the greatest trust in their stakeholders. Rising public awareness and grass-roots focus from employees, will...
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07
Feb

WeAreTheCity launches Gender Networks survey results in partnership with EY

Gender Networks (formerly the Network of Networks) was founded in 2009 by Vanessa Vallely OBE, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity. The purpose of Gender Networks was to create a forum for internal women’s networks, chairs and co-chairs to share network best practice, seek opportunities to leverage ideas and share challenges. In 2017, Gender Networks became a...
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29
Nov

Breaking the Silence: Ending online violence and abuse against women’s rights activists

Over the last thirty years women’s rights organisations, activists and feminists have used information and communication technologies, including the internet and social media, to access and share critical information on their rights, organise and mobilise for activism and engage in advocacy. However, despite these benefits and potential to support women’s rights and movement-building globally, these...
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Fawcett Society
07
Nov

Strategies for Success: Women’s Experience of Selection & Election in UK Parliament | Fawcett Society

In the month of the 100-year anniversary of women winning the right to stand as MPs, the most comprehensive study of its kind, published today by the Fawcett Society finds that women face obstacles at every stage on the way to Parliament, particularly from ‘gatekeepers’ within the political parties. The report, Strategies for Success: women’s...
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21
Sep

Reed Smith in collaboration with WeAreTheCity launches ‘The Art of Success’: a guide for women embarking on a career in the City of London

Reed Smith, in collaboration with WeAreTheCity, has launched ‘The Art of Success’: a guide for women embarking on a career in the City of London. The report is based on the findings of a survey of more than 100 senior female leaders to find out what it takes to survive and thrive as a female...
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