Why everyday should be International Women’s Day: Taking the discussion to C-suite level

International Women’s Day may have been and gone. But questions around how to achieve workplace equality shouldn’t only be discussed once a year. Although progress has been made, and laws about to be passed to solidify flexible working rights for employees with young children, within my male-dominated industry, the pay gap between the genders remains vast. As a female MD, it’s up to me, and those like me to take the gender discussion up to C-Suite and other senior levels.

The gender pay gap is old news. Let’s tackle ethnicity and disability based wage inequality too

The results of the gender pay gap meant that companies had to admit they weren’t paying women as much as men. But ethnic minority and disabled employees also face significant wage disparities. Here’s how employers should begin a data audit on the issue and communicate the reasons why it’s important to the entire workforce. Start now to avoid losing talent.