Everywoman.com – 5 experts on what the UK’s gender pay gap report really means

Everywoman.com – 5 experts on what the UK’s gender pay gap report really means

UK businesses with more than 250 employees had to report their gender pay gap by 4 April this year. The resulting figures show that 7,755 firms paid male employees more money than their female staff,* based on median hourly pay between 2017 and 2018, and the overall gap remained virtually the same (9.6% compared to 9.7% last year). Does this simply mean businesses aren’t doing enough? Or are there more complex explanations behind the numbers? Five industry leaders offer their insight. April 2019 Teresa Boughey, founder and CEO of Jungle HR Businesses need to consider the inclusivity of their recruitment processes, talent management...
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Celebrating International Women at Work

Celebrating International Women at Work

It was something a bit different for the March All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Women and Enterprise. We were delighted to be joined by the Female Ambassadors Group to celebrate International Women’s Day to discuss the advancement of women in enterprise around the globe.   Her Excellency Baiba Braze, Ambassador of Latvia chaired the meeting alongside Craig Tracey MP and guests included Ambassadors, Charge D’affaires and High Commissioners from worldwide locations such as Canada, Sri Lanka and Rwanda. (more…)...
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R is for Richer Decision Making

R is for Richer Decision Making

The quality of decision making in any company is undoubtedly a critical success factor. Numerous studies have shown that richer decision making occurs with a diverse leadership population. Companies that have an all-male board, or a male dominated board, could find that decision making is governed by tradition and rules yet, when the pressure is on, men can become more eager to take risks (to get rewards) and decisions may end up being driven by the egos around the table. (more…)...
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