Pay discrimination on the grounds of ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation is costing the UK £127bn ever year – and it’s not just the employees that miss out.
The movement calling out sexual harassment has led to an increase in male managers shirking responsibilities towards female colleagues.
“I would love to see the day when we don’t need a Black History Month because we are all recognised for our contribution,” says Brenda Gabriel, who has witnessed both racism and sexism in her career.
Pressured for being a woman and inspired by her clients, this private banker quit to solve a problem she and many others faced when looking for roommates.
Superwoman came up during Real Business’ interview with Carolyn Radford, who remains resolute in her duty as Mansfield Town CEO – a hire met with adversity for being a woman.
From a moral and ethical perspective there are not many people reading this call to ditch traditional business that will disagree with it.
Having started a shoe business to change an industry that insists on putting women through pain, I couldn’t believe it when I heard that someone was told to leave the office for neglecting to wear high heels.
Research has observed attitudes of the UK’s leaders to determine how they feel about short skirts and facial hair in the workplace. The message is clear – “neglect physical appearance at your peril”.
2016 has started off with a big bang in the product innovation sector with the launch of new technology, gadgets and even robots disrupting the marketplace. But is there a place for women to make a difference in the market or not?
These days, while diversity on boards is to be applauded, it’s a concept that needs to be approached with caution if you’re an SME – it could result in your team resembling a glove with six fingers.
January is when the fitness bug usually takes hold of Brits, with mulled wine and TV marathons swapped for salads and exercise. However, while Superdrug sought to embrace the trend and inspire consumers, women have slammed the retailer’s health campaign as “sexist”.
The national news recently highlighted a woman’s complaint against a man on LinkedIn who said she was "stunning". While some thought she was right and others thought she was overreacting, it highlighted why context is important in communication and tells us we need to know what defines "wrong" in the way we treat gender.