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House of Commons Treasury Committee Women in finance Fifteenth Report of Session 2017–19

The Treasury Committee has published a unanimously-agreed report calling for the reform of bonus negotiations and promotion of flexible working to abolish 'alpha-male' culture in finance and encourage the progression of women to senior levels.

→ https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmtreasy/477/477.pdf

Pay Gap
Women in Finance Charter

Women Dominate College Majors That Lead to Lower-Paying Work

But even studying STEM may not lead to equality.

→ https://hbr.org/2017/04/women-dominate-college-majors-that-lead-to-lower-paying-work

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Pay Gap

Hiring Technology Talent in Finance

Financial-technology development is full of promise but is lacking one thing: talent, especially female talent. Few young women are jumping on the fintech bandwagon as a career option. There are many reasons for this reluctance, from stereotyping in elementary school to viewing a tech career as “too male”, but efforts are underway to change this attitude and bring gender diversity to one of today’s most pivotal fields of influence.

→ https://internationalbanker.com/technology/hiring-technology-talent-in-finance/

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Technology

Supporting women past impostor syndrome and into leadership

Women are still lagging behind when it comes to confidence in their own abilities, so how can we help the female leaders of tomorrow turn that around?

→ https://www.hrzone.com/engage/employees/supporting-women-past-impostor-syndrome-and-into-leadership

Personal Development

Closing the Leadership Gender Gap

The Missing 33% and Conventional Advice to Women

→ http://info.leadingwomen.biz/hs-fs/hub/292089/file-1256763589-pdf/PDFs_and_Doc_files/Missing_33_Conventional_Advice.pdf?t=1526665242459

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Women surveyed are happier at work than men, despite being paid less | HRreview

Employee benefits provider Personal Group has published Gender Happiness Gap research to coincide with the UK Gender Pay Gap deadline

→ http://www.hrreview.co.uk/hr-news/diversity-news/women-surveyed-are-happier-at-work-than-men-despite-being-paid-less/110821

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Health & Wellbeing
Pay Gap

The state of pay: Demystifying the gender pay gap

The UK has a gender pay gap: within industries, within occupations, and within organisations, women tend to earn less per hour than men. A small proportion of this gap may be the result of unequal …

→ https://www.ippr.org/research/publications/the-state-of-pay

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Lloyds Bank UK Consumer Digital Index 2018

The Consumer Digital Index 2018 reports on Financial and Digital Capability, Basic Digital Skills and provides insight into those without a bank account.

→ https://www.lloydsbank.com/banking-with-us/whats-happening/consumer-digital-index.asp

Banking and Finance
Technology

HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter

Monitoring the progress of the first wave of signatories.

→ https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/691090/HMT_Charter_Annual_Review_March2018.pdf

Five traits of successful leaders | HRreview

It seems that some people are natural born leaders, and are comfortable taking the helm and making crucial decisions when called for, as well as being able to communicate effectively with lots of different kinds of people. However, anyone can be a strong leader if they adopt and maintain the right behaviours. Here are

→ http://www.hrreview.co.uk/analysis/five-traits-of-successful-leaders/111071

Leadership

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 Table | Global Senior Executive Jobs | The Times & The Sunday Times

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 is table of companies in the UK that demonstrate real gender equality as a key part of their business strategy and commit to progressing women further in the workplace and across the entire organisation. See the full table here.

→ https://appointments.thetimes.co.uk/article/times-top-50-employers-for-women/

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Pay Gap

Gender Pension Gap

Mercer's new paper explores what is driving organisations to expand their talent and diversity solutions to address the gender pay and pension gap.

→ https://www.uk.mercer.com/our-thinking/career/gender-pension-gap.html

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