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December 1, 2015

Why aspiring women need sponsors

The male sponsorship question!

Why is it that many women work hard, have the talent and ambition to get to senior roles but stall in middle management? There are multiple reasons why and one is a lack of sponsorship by senior managers. Senior level sponsors are an important piece of the jigsaw of interventions to help more aspiring women reach senior leadership positions. Sponsors can offer…

November 20, 2015

NHS Inspirational Leader of the Year

Sponsored by The Glass Lift

The NHS Leadership Recognition Awards celebrate leaders at all levels and across all professions who have ultimately improved people’s health, the public experience of the NHS and who we are truly proud to work alongside. The Glass Lift were delighted to support the South West Leadership Recognition Awards 2015 held in Bristol on Friday 13th November by…

November 10, 2015

Executive layer the next challenge.

Lord Davies 2015 women on boards report

In his final report on “women on boards“, Lord Davies announced that there are now no more all male boards in FTSE 100 companies. The 25% target for female FTSE 100 board members has been met and replaced with a new target for 33% of FTSE 350 board members to be women by 2020. This is set…

October 6, 2015

Developing the next generation of women leaders.

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 ....what our members are saying about The Glass Lift...

“Potentially life changing” Nicola Hughes, NHS “Innovative, thought provoking and challenging, The Glass Lift programme is in a class of its own”   Tanya Corsie, Director, Iken Business Ltd. “I’m feeling supported and empowered to reach higher, stretch myself further”  Linda Heaney, NHS “What I enjoyed most? Meeting new, strong, intelligent and empowered women” Jo Arundale, Devon & Cornwall Police “Kaye & Margaret…

October 5, 2015

Breaking through the glass ceiling in the NHS

Margaret & Kaye speak to the Health Service Journal

An NHS initiative in the south west is helping women lift themselves out of the ‘largest untapped reservoir of talent’ write Margaret Davies and Kaye Welfare in a recent article “Breaking through the glass ceiling” in the Health Service Journal Seventy-seven per cent of the NHS workforce is female, yet only 37 per cent of…

August 14, 2015

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

........by reducing the leadership gap! A view from The Glass Lift.

The Government  recently launched its Consultation Closing the Gender Pay Gap. “As a government we are committed to seeing every person in our nation realise their potential. Greater gender equality will help us to achieve this so tackling the gender pay gap is an absolute priority”  says The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP Secretary of State…

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