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Workplace Equality
Workplace equality
15
Feb

Charting workplace equality on International Women’s Day

Today, 8 March, is International Women’s Day. A good opportunity to take stock and reflect on how much we’ve achieved in terms of equality in the workplace here in the UK. Without doubt we have made advances, but it is disappointing that 47 years after the Equal Pay Act we still seem to be discussing...
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Mary Photo with Map University of London
12
Sep

A worldwide conversation on women’s higher education and equality in the workplace

All over the world, women’s successes in higher education are not being met with proportionate representation in the workplace. In 2018, The UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report Gender Review noted that there are more women than men in higher education, and graduating with degrees, in almost all regions. However, this educational achievement is not affording...
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millennial man featured
02
Nov

Millennial men could help equality in the workplace

Millennial men could help with equality in the workplace, according to a new study. The study, How Millennial Men Can Help Break the Glass Ceiling, conducted by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), found that younger men are far more progressive than older men about gender issues. The research found that millennial men are an untapped...
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discimination at work
22
Mar

Preventing discrimination at work

Workplace discrimination is something really serious. It can appear in so many different forms. This includes sexual harassment, religion discrimination and race discrimination, among many others. One of the most common forms of discrimination is against women. They are simply bullied and not offered the same opportunities. Unfortunately, even in the small businesses we can...
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Workplace equality
08
Mar

Charting workplace equality on International Women’s Day

Today, 8 March, is International Women’s Day. A good opportunity to take stock and reflect on how much we’ve achieved in terms of equality in the workplace here in the UK. Without doubt we have made advances, but it is disappointing that 47 years after the Equal Pay Act we still seem to be discussing...
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mother being a role model to daughter featured
25
Oct

More female role models needed to improve workplace equality

An increase in female role models is needed to improve workplace equality, according to new research. A new study, commissioned by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics), found that of those surveyed 43 per cent believed that the appointment of a woman as prime minister would help to improve gender diversity in business. However,...
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05
Aug

Getting to equal | Accenture

It’s a well-documented fact that women are lagging men in workplace equality. Different reports have pegged the time to gender parity at as much as 100 years. Now new Accenture research is proving that digital fluency—the extent to which both men and women have embraced digital technologies to become more knowledgeable, connected and effective—is helping...
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Workplace equality
03
Jun

Perks in the office? It’s all about boys and their toys

BrightHR’s Commercial Manager Joanne Lodge, discusses the disparity between men and women in the workplace and the perks on offer. Reports this month that show the gender pay gap has barely changed in the past four years, have caused many of us to reflect on the progression of gender neutrality in the workplace. Is sexism...
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