It’s been one year since the launch of the Shared Parental Leave (SPL) policy, allowing couples to share leave when it comes to a new addition to the family in the hope that women will return to the workforce quicker – but it seems both parents are not so keen on the uptake.
When asked to write an article on the purpose of gender equality for global brands, I had to pause and ask myself why. After all, you already know that the case for gender equality is clear.
Finding talent is still a difficult endeavour and without a strong and visible investment in recruitment, organisations will not survive in today’s competitive marketplace. However, women represent the most powerful, yet untapped talent resource we have – and are leading the pact in terms of boosting the economy.
With productivity being a subject of great debate in the UK, it has led to many suggesting that benefits packages are the way to go in order to motivate staff. If it’s parental leave that you’re looking to check off your list of possible perks then here’s five policies you can glean from.
It is only by accurately measuring and harnessing the power of women and the sharing economy that the UK can address its poor productivity record.
As part of its effort to support diversity in entrepreneurship, Indiegogo has used International Women’s Day to announce a year-long push to increase the number of females successfully using its platform to raise money and grow their business or product.
While in the UK many women don’t come across some of the horrors faced by those in less privileged nations, British women still face significant inequalities – particularly in the workplace. With that in mind, some inspiring female bosses unveil their top tips for business.
The gender gap in international assignments is still as wide as ever but women have been told by recent research that the route to leadership in big businesses has never been clearer.
Since 1911 when the first International Women’s Day was held, women have celebrated their economic, political and social achievements and campaigned for parity. Now over 100 years on what exactly has changed and what is the psychology of the female worker in 2016?
To celebrate International Women’s day on 8 March and to encourage women in business, Panoma Press found six books written by successful females in their respective career paths – here we unveil them.
Created by Real Business and the CBI in 2005, the First Women Awards recognise pioneering and glass-breaking UK women who have opened up opportunities for others – and we’re still accepting nominations.
Alarmingly, 73 per cent of Brits have been unable to name a single female in tech, but reality TV star Kim Kardashian has come out on top of the industry’s innovative women thanks to her apps.