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Report on ‘Leading the way: the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter’ - New Financial

Analysis of the first wave of submissions to the Women in Finance Charter

Source: New Financial


Women in Finance Charter

Exploring the role of men as middle managers in equality in the workplace

We have produced a report which explores the pivotal role men in middle management positions can play in creating gender inclusive workplaces.

Source: Exploring the role of men as middle managers in equality in the workplace



Women in Finance Charter- Updated July 2018

List of 272 signatories


Why diversity matters

New research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially.

Source: McKinsey & Company



Women in Finance Charter Annual Review

Women in Finance Charter - driving gender diversity in senior management

Source: New Financial


Women in Finance Charter

Women in Finance Charter

The 'Women in Finance Charter' asks financial services firms to commit to implement 4 key industry actions.

Source: GOV.UK


Women in Finance Charter

FTSE 350 urged to step up to meet 2020 women on boards targets

Figures released today by the Hampton-Alexander Review show 29% of FTSE 100 board positions are held by women.

Source: GOV.UK



Diversity and inclusion at work: facing up to the business case

Assessing the evidence on the outcomes of diversity at work, the barriers keeping inequalities in place and how organisations can tackle these to make work an equal business

Source: CIPD



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.

Source: House of Commons Treasury Committee


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.

Source: Harvard Business Review


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.

Source: International Banker



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?

Source: HRZone


Personal Development