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October 30, 2017

Views from The Glass Lift: Closing the gender pay gap

Views from The Glass Lift: Intersectionality

Before April next year, organisations employing over 250 people in the UK will have to provide data about their gender pay gap. The legislation will affect around 9,000 companies employing more than 15 million people. It’s hoped that this strategy will force companies to take measures to eliminate the gender pay gap, estimated at 18.1%. …

August 14, 2017

Gender pay gap reporting: Perspectives from the public sector

Join Gapsquare for an interactive webinar on 19th September

From 2017, any organisation that has 250 or more employees must publish and report specific figures about their gender pay gap. The gender pay gap is the difference between the average earnings of men and women, expressed relative to men’s earnings. For example, ‘women earn 15% less than men per hour’. This webinar from Gap…

August 1, 2017

Diversity Doesn’t Stick Without Inclusion

Article from Harvard Business Review by Laura Sherbin and Ripa Rashid

No apologies for summarising this excellent article on the importance of inclusion from Harvard Business Review by Laura Sherbin and Ripa Rashid. At The Glass Lift we also believe that diversity without inclusion is a missed opportunity which is why we support organisations to develop all potential leaders and create dynamic and inclusive work environments…… Leaders…

July 21, 2017

Views from The Glass Lift: Intersectionality

Views from The Glass Lift: Intersectionality

Increasing equality at work is tough and new challenges seem to emerge along the way, these are the unintended consequences of change. For example, I’ve noticed that the words ‘equality’, ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion’, which are now part of organisational parlance, are being used interchangeably. Each word seems to be losing its meaning and this is…

July 14, 2017

Masterclass: Dealing with the complexity of closing the gender pay gap

On request.

Helping women to reach their full potential isn’t only the right thing to do, it makes good economic sense and is good for British business. I am proud that the UK is championing gender equality and now those employers that are leading the way will clearly stand out.” Minister for Women & Equalities, Justine Greening,…

July 14, 2017

ELEVATE: Celebrating leadership in the NHS

Leadership is alive and kicking in the NHS

A celebration of the achievements of talented and inspiring female NHS leaders from throughout the South West. After 2 years of hard work on July 13th 2017 we celebrated the success and achievements of delegates from The Glass Lift, NHS ELEVATE programme.  The innovative programme was developed specifically to encourage more diverse and inclusive leadership throughout…

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