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Closing the Leadership Gender Gap

The Missing 33% and Conventional Advice to Women

Source: Leading Women



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

Source: Women surveyed are happier at work than men, despite being paid less


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 …

Source: IPPR


Pay Gap

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.

Source: Lloyds Bank UK Consumer Digital Index 2018


Banking and Finance

HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter

Monitoring the progress of the first wave of signatories.

Source: New Financial


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

Source: Five traits of successful leaders



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.

Source: Global Senior Executive Jobs | The Times & The Sunday Times


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.

Source: Mercer United Kingdom


Pay Gap

Women in business 2018

We have surveyed the role of women in business for the last 14 years in our International Business Report (IBR).

Source: Grant Thornton International Ltd. Home



Delivering through diversity

Our latest research reinforces the link between diversity and company financial performance--and suggests how organizations can craft better inclusion strategies for a competitive edge.

Source: McKinsey & Company



Sex Discrimination Law Review Final Report

The Sex Discrimination Law Review Panel who produced this report with Fawcett was made up of a team of legal experts and chaired by Dame Laura Cox, DBE, a retired High Court Justice.
Links to reports

Source: Fawcett Society


Pay Gap

Differences make a difference: Diversity in social learning and value creation

Prior research has demonstrated that CEOs learn privileged information from their social connections. Going beyond the importance of the number of soc…

Source: Science Direct