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Women – the greatest untapped workforce on the planet

I believe there is a rolling population of somewhere around 2 to 2.5 million people who remain an untapped treasure trove of talent, ability and value. Who are they? New parents. Each year there are roughly 600,000 children born in the UK. Contributor Dominic Irvine, Founder – Epiphanies.

Article by: Dominic Irvine | Published: 9 March 2018

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Equal opportunity for men and women: where do we start?

In recent years businesses have made a lot of progress in closing the gender gap. Women now account for about 40 per cent of the total global workforce and are taking more leadership positions. There are also far less limitations on the type of job that women can have.

Article by: Aliya Vigor-Robertson | Published: 19 February 2018

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Understanding the gender pay gap in the UK

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has adopted an experimental statistical analysis to gain an insight into the reasons for the national gender pay gap, currently 18.4 percent for all employees and 9.1 percent for full time employees (calculated on a median basis).

Article by: Lorraine Heard | Published: 31 January 2018

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Spotlight on BBC’s gender pay illustrates potential for unwelcome publicity

The first point to note is that there is a difference between equal pay and gender pay issues.  Equal pay involves the entitlement on the part of individual female employees to receive pay that is equal to that of comparable male employees, and vice versa.

Article by: Lorraine Heard | Published: 13 January 2018

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Why female-biased gender initiatives unlikely to succeed

This is the key finding of new research from the Executive Coaching Consultancy, specialists in helping employers nurture and retain their female talent, which examined the career aspirations and attitudes of over one thousand young men and women and the potential impact of their future choices on gender diversity.

Article by: Geraldine Gallacher | Published: 3 October 2017