Gender pay gap reports extended to include bonuses and public sector

News Article - 25/11/2015 : david cameron, equality, gender pay gap, General, report, Human Resources

David Cameron and women and equalities minister Nicky Morgan have announced new measures to eradicate inequality in the workplace and remove barriers to women’s success.

Following the Prime Minister’s pledge in July to ...

Equal pay for men and women lawyers forecast for 2021

News Article - 19/06/2015 : equality, General, pay, solicitors journal

Pay gap shrinks but men still receive bonuses 66 per cent higher than their women counterparts.

The gender gap between the total compensation of male and female lawyers is narrowing at an average rate of 4 per cent a year...

Number of women on FTSE 100 boards rising, figures show

News Article - 08/10/2013 : board members, diversity, equality, female, ftse, human resources, people management, Human Resources, Community

The proportion of women on the boards of the UK’s top companies has risen to 19 per cent, according to latest figures.

This marks an increase from 17.4 per cent in May and showed promising progress, said business secretary Vince...

Employment Law Seminar: 'Navigating the discrimination minefield'

Event - 05/06/2013 : Central London, discrimination, employment law, equality, open forum, Human Resources, Human Resources, Workshops and seminars

Following the success of our recent employment law briefing, Ambition invite you to an evening hosted by Nick Hine and Claire Bolton from Hine Legal, employment law specialists.

Nick and Claire will address the subject, most requested by...

UK elite lead way on female partners as promotions rise at top firms

News Article - 22/06/2012 : diversity, equality, gender diversity, partner promotions, women, Human Resources, Human Resources

Female partner promotions across the UK top 10 have increased by more than a third this year, as the country’s largest firms push forward with efforts to boost gender diversity in their senior ranks.

The total number of women made...

Employers failing to help working fathers

News Article - 15/06/2012 : childcare, equality, Human Resources, Human Resources

Many employers are failing to offer working fathers the support they need to play a greater role in raising their children.

This is according to research released today by the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) and...

Part-time female workers earn more than men, figures show

News Article - 27/03/2012 : equality, part time, pay gap, salaries, women, Finance, Finance, Human Resources

Analysis shows headline gender pay gap is ‘misleading’ says business group.

Women working part-time earn more on average than men in a reversal of the traditional gender pay gap, according to a new analysis of official statistics...

Europe moves closer to boardroom diversity quotas

News Article - 27/03/2012 : Appointments, board, diversity, equality, Human Resources, Human Resources

A European consultation has begun that could result in the introduction of compulsory quotas for the numbers of women appointed to board-level positions.

EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding yesterday announced the launch of the three-...

Top law firms redouble efforts to boost female representation

News Article - 23/03/2012 : appointment, board, equality, women, Human Resources, Human Resources

Herbert Smith, Hogan Lovells and Addleshaw Goddard are among a host of firms rolling out new initiatives to help retain and promote more female lawyers, with the moves coming as businesses face increasing pressure to up the number of...

Focus on gender balanced boards ‘stifling broader diversity debate’

News Article - 16/03/2012 : appointment, board, diversity, equality, Finance, Finance, Human Resources, Practice Management

Lack of ethnic minorities at the top being ignored, conference told.

The current focus on appointing more women to UK boardrooms is sending out the wrong message on diversity at the top levels, a leading inclusion expert has warned...

Women add emotional intelligence to boardroom, finds report

News Article - 14/03/2012 : appointment, board, equality, women, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

Executives believe better gender balance helps decision-making.

Most executives believe that hiring more women into board positions brings more emotional intelligence to the top table, research has shown.

The survey of over...

Europe moves closer to boardroom diversity quotas

News Article - 12/03/2012 : appointment, equality, Human Resources, Human Resources

A European consultation has begun that could result in the introduction of compulsory quotas for the numbers of women appointed to board-level positions.

EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding yesterday announced the launch of the...

Women told to act collectively to advance their interests in law firms

News Article - 09/03/2012 : equality, women, Human Resources, Human Resources

Now is the time for collective action by women lawyers who want to improve their lot in the legal world, the Law Society vice-president said yesterday.

Addressing the Women in Law summit in London, Lucy Scott Moncrieff said women...

Equality plan addresses changing legal landscape

News Article - 22/02/2012 : equality, law society, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

The Law Society has set out its framework for equality and diversity for the next four years. The 2012-15 Equality and Diversity Framework outlines the measures needed to accelerate the rate of progress towards equality of opportunity,...

Quotas for women ‘inevitable’ say female business heads

News Article - 22/02/2012 : equality, gender, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

Two thirds say nothing has changed since Lord Davies report.

There has been slow progress in efforts to increase the number of women in boardrooms and quotas may be the only way to remedy the situation, according to the heads of...