Gender equality: Far more than a box-ticking exercise

Gender equality

In the wake of International Women’s Day, which takes place annually on 8″March and calls for people globally to come together and promote a more inclusive world of gender equality, it seems timely to take a step back and remember that gender diversity in the workplace is far more than just a box-ticking exercise.

Viva gender diversity: Who says technology is a man’s game !

You might imagine that technology companies are at the forefront of diversity, especially considering most are full of super-intelligent people who would never dream of discriminating against someone. The reality, however is that gender diversity is a huge issue within our industry, and has been for some time.

Gender pay gap in the UK a European comparison

Under new regulations, UK employers with at least 250 employees will need to publicly disclose gender pay gap information from 2018. It is hoped that this radical shift in approach will help address inequality in the UK and bring it up to speed with its better performing European counterparts.

How Theresa May can encourage more women in enterprise

In her first statement as prime minister Theresa May said of the “underdog”: “I know you’re working around the clock, I know you’re doing your best and I know that sometimes life can be a struggle. She was not talking about entrepreneurs, but it describes their lives perfectly.

Women in tech: More than a distant dream

Helen Lamb, head of managed infrastructure services and executive sponsor for the Gender Diversity Programme at Fujitsu UK and Ireland, explains why technology businesses need gender diversity, why some struggle to achieve it and the practical steps organisations must take to attract the best female talent.