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MYTH: THE NEXT GEN WILL MAKE ADVICE MORE DIVERSE

There were 10,823 female CF30 permission holders, compared with 10,302 the year before.

Source: City Wire

https://citywire.co.uk/new-model…

Diversity
Pay Gap

Take Action, Gain Traction: Inclusion and Diversity in the UK Workplace

Sustaining five corporate actions can improve inclusion and diversity in the workplace.
By Clare Gordon and Sinead Fox.

Source: Bain & Company

https://www.bain.com/insights/ta…

Diversity
Inclusion

Quick Take: Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter - Catalyst

Get data and findings from a vast body of research on the benefits of workplace diversity and inclusion.

Source: Catalyst

https://www.catalyst.org/researc…

Diversity

Fundamental shift needed for enforcing the Equality Act - News from Parliament

Women and Equalities Committee publishes report on Enforcing the Equality Act: the law and the role of the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Source: UK Parliament

https://www.parliament.uk/busine…

Diversity

HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter: Signatories Survey

ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF THE CHARTER ON SIGNATORIES AND THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES THEY FACE

Source: New Financial

https://newfinancial.org/wp-cont…

Finance by all, for all - remarks by Mark Carney

Given at Women in Banking and Finance 22nd Annual Awards, London

Source: Finance by all, for all

https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/…

Banking and Finance
Diversity
Women in Finance Charter

Employee Benefits: A Survey from the UK Workplace

As the working environment changes, so do expectations. This extends beyond the way we work to the way in which that work is rewarded…

Source: Aviva

https://www.aviva.co.uk/business…

Business
Flexible Working

Women in the Economy- Citi Global Perspectives & Solutions

How Implementing a Women’s Economic Empowerment Agenda Can Shape the Global Economy,
In our new report, we dig deeper into the economic case for female economic empowerment and global growth through some fresh insights on the key issues.

Source: CitiGPS

https://www.citivelocity.com/cit…

Diversity
Gender

Is Gender Diversity Profitable? Evidence from a Global Survey

Analysis of a global survey of 21,980 firms from 91 countries reveals the relative dearth of women in high leadership positions. The results suggest that the presence of women in corporate leadership positions may improve firm performance.

Source: PIIE

https://piie.com/publications/wo…

Gender
Women on Boards

Closing The Gap - Addrressing The Gender Pay Gap

This report seeks to understand the factors that may contribute to the Gender Pay Gap and how it impacts the Asset Management Industry. It then focuses on how the industry is addressing the issues through the proactive actions that our member firms are taking.

Source: The Investment Association

https://www.theinvestmentassocia…

Gender
Pay Gap

If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired

But if there are two, her odds go way up.

Source: Harvard Business Review

https://hbr.org/2016/04/if-there…

Recruitment

Report: Moving Toward Gender Balance in Private Equity and Venture Capital

The study explores the link between financial returns and gender diversity; the lack of women in the industry; and steps needed to achieve gender balance. One of the key findings of the report is that private equity and venture capital funds with gender-balanced senior investment teams generated 10 percent to 20 percent higher returns compared with funds that have a majority of male or female leaders.

Source: IFC

https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/conn…

Banking and Finance
Gender