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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


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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


The Art of Success

Reed Smith, in collaboration with WeAreTheCity, has launched ‘The Art of Success’: a guide for women embarking on a career in the City of London.
The report is based on the findings of a survey of more than 100 senior female leaders to find out what it takes to survive and thrive as a female senior

Source: The Art of Success



Women CEOs Speak

Strategies for the next generation of female executives and how companies can pave the road.
When roughly 94% of Fortune 1000 chief executive officers (CEOs) are men, what qualities drive the 6% who are women to the most elite reaches of corporate leadership?
To find out, the Korn Ferry Institute studied 57 women who have been CEO—38 currently and 19 previously—at Fortune 1000-listed companies and others of similar size. We analyzed structured interviews with all 57 women and the results of psychometric assessments taken by two-thirds of them.

Source: Korn Ferry Institute



Still looking for room at the top: Ten years of research on women in the workplace

What we know--and what everyone needs to know--about the quest for equality.
In 2007, when women held 11 percent of seats on the executive committees of Europe’s leading companies, McKinsey published its first Women Matter report. It not only argued for greater gender diversity in corporate management but also suggested how to achieve that goal.

Source: McKinsey & Company



Gender pay gap is widest when women hit 50, reveals new research

Women start their careers earning less than men, and the gap only gets wider from there, research from the TUC reveals

Source: The Independent


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Third of British bosses do not believe gender pay gap is business issue

Nearly a third of British companies admit they do not believe the gender pay gap is an issue despite regulations requiring companies to gather information on it coming in to force.
The regulation comes ahead of all companies that employ more than 250 staff being required to publish their pay gap between men and women from next April as part of the Government's aim to end the difference between salaries of both genders.


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