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Sex and Power 2020

In the report you will find:
A breakdown of percentages of women in power across politics, business and public life.
An analysis of women's representation in politics, businesses, the arts and more, as well as the state of affairs for women of colour - who are simply missing altogether from the highest levels of many sectors.
Our conclusions and recommendations, including improvements to gender pay gap reporting and the introduction of mandatory reporting on the gender pay gap by ethnicity.

Source: Fawcett Society


Pay Gap

Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Gender parity will not be attained for 99.5 years – that’s the sobering finding of the Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Source: World Economic Forum


Pay Gap

Sponsoring Women’s Success

CMI's report, produced in partnership with the 30% Club and Russell Reynolds Associates, provides an overview of the extent of sponsorship and mentoring in UK businesses among managers and senior leaders.

Source: Sponsoring Women's Success



Pilot evaluation - Lifting Limits

From September 2018 to July 2019 we ran an externally evaluated pilot in five primary schools in the London Borough of Camden, testing our model and resources. Read the report ‘We can all be who we want to be’: A whole school approach to challenging gender stereotyping and promoting gender equality in primary schools, with ... Read morePilot evaluation

Source: Lifting Limits



Women In Financial Services 2020

Firms need to take a panoramic approach to stakeholders to progress gender balance in the workforce, with a $700 billion revenue opportunity for those that can serve women as customers better.

Source: Women In Financial Services 2020



Are you Missing Millions? - The commercial imperative for putting a gender lens on your business

Companies that fail to consider gender in areas like strategy development, product & service design, marketing, customer experience & supply chains are likely to “miss millions” of insights, customers & revenues

Source: 30% Club and PwC



Revealing the appetite for Responsible Investment

We’re seeing a global trend towards responsible investing.
“Responsible” or “sustainable” finance and a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have moved firmly into the mainstream today.

Source: KPMG


Banking and Finance
Financial Inclusion

A sea of voices

KPMG's 2019 edition of the Evolving Asset Management Regulation report.

Source: KPMG


Banking and Finance

The Call to Act

This year’s Women in Alternative Investments Report (WAI Report) is about action.

Source: KPMG


Banking and Finance

Gender equality at work: research on the barriers to women’s progression

Three pieces of research to understand the barriers to progression faced by women in the workplace and what works for employers to overcome them

Source: GOV.UK



Sunday Dread: just how big a problem is work anxiety?

From sleeping poorly to feeling irritable, anxiety is having an impact on the UK’s workforce. But why is this and what can be done to tackle it?

Source: Aviva


Health & Wellbeing

Current news | Our YouGov Survey Results are clear - Flexible Working WORKS

Last month we conducted research via YouGov which uncovered some fascinating statistics from Scottish Business Leaders: Almost nine in ten (87%) leaders surveyed who offer flexible working say it has had a positive impact on their business. More than 250 Scottish senior business decision makers demonstrate clear business benefits from offering flexibility - putting paid to the myth that flexible working is only a ‘favour’ to help employees in special circumstances.

Source: Family Friendly Working Scotland


Flexible Working