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According to a new report by The People’s Pension, the gender pensions gap is more than double the size of the gender pay gap, with the average female pensioner being £7,000 a year worse off than her male counterpart.*
The conversation on ageism is gaining momentum. More stats are being revealed, such as that ageism starts at 46 in the tech industry*, and more people are speaking up – Madonna recently declared she was ‘being punished for turning 60’.
Vodafone has introduced a policy offering up to 10 days’ paid leave to its employees across the globe, as well as making specialist support available to those affected.
21st May is the United Nations’ World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. To celebrate, we take a deeper delve into how a diverse workforce helps a business to succeed.
UK insurance firm to reduce working hours to allow more time for outside commitments.
The UK’s latest gender pay gap report shows figures haven’t improved since last year. Hazel Davis asks five experts for their take on the statistics.
“The world expects balance. We notice its absence and celebrate its presence”.
A report last year from The Resolution Foundation revealed that black and ethnic minority employees are losing out on a shocking £3.2bn a year. Black women graduates earn on average £1.56 less per hour than white women graduates.
The 2019 Diversity in the Workplace Report takes a comprehensive look at the companies across the globe who are doing diversity and inclusion ‘right’. We spoke to the author, 32-year-old Vessy Tasheva, about why she created the report and what we can all learn from it.