Research Examines Theme Of Women In Leadership

Research from Flamingo (part of the Omnicom Group) has examined the theme of women in leadership across the Group. The research has been carried out to coincide with Omnicom’s Omniwomen day on 8th March, which aims to increase the influence and number of women leaders throughout the Omnicom network. The research explored how becoming a parent… Read full story

New Chair And Deputy Chair Of Women On Boards Review Appointed

  The Chair of GlaxoSmithKline, and former Chair of RBS and Sainsbury’s, Sir Philip Hampton, has been appointed to lead an independent review on increasing representation of women in the executive level of FTSE 350 companies, the Government has announced. Dame Helen Alexander, Chair of UBM, will take on the role of Deputy Chair to… Read full story

New Research Finds Promising Start For Shared Parental Leave

According to new research carried out by work-life balance charity Working Families more than two third of employers are supportive of shared parental leave (67%), There were 79 respondents to the survey with 940,494 employees represented in total. Responses were given by those with HR responsibilities and organisations from a wide range of sectors responded, including… Read full story

New Guidance To Help Companies Attract And Retain More Women Into STEM Roles

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Prospect, the union for professionals, with many members in the in the science and engineering sectors, have launched new practical guidance, Progressing Women in STEM Roles, to support employers working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) related industries in taking action to improve their gender diversity and inclusion. The new… Read full story

New Careers Advice Website Unveiled By The College Of Podiatry

The College of Podiatry, the academic authority for podiatry in the UK, has launched a new Careers in Podiatry website (careersinpodiatry.com) The website brings together everything you ever wanted to know about podiatry. Alison Hart, undergraduate education officer at The College of Podiatry, comments “We have worked closely with careers advisors, students and career changers to build… Read full story

Exam Results Helpline Extends Opening Hours

The Exam Results Helpline is preparing to open on A Level results day next Thursday and will remain open every day until Monday 24th August Funded by the Department for Education, the helpline will be ready to help students who have received unexpected exam results and want to discuss their options. Over 40 expert careers… Read full story

Research Reveals Discrimination Still Exists For Some New Mothers

A new survey carried out by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in partnership with the Department for Business Innovation and Skills suggests that around 54,000 new mothers may be forced out of their jobs in the UK each year. The survey is the largest of its kind, with a total of more than… Read full story

Government Announces Consultation To Tackle Gender Pay Gap

The Government has announced the launch of a consultation to tackle the gender pay gap. This consultation seeks views to require larger employers to publish gender pay information. These regulations will cover private and voluntary sector employers in England, Scotland and Wales with at least 250 employees.  It is also seeking views on wider action that… Read full story