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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…

July 7, 2017

Women Leading in Education

Reflections from Caroline Sherwood, Specialist Leader in Education

Many women leading in education will know that the gender gap in school leadership persists. Drawing on research into why gender gaps exist and the self-perceptions of both men and women, school leader Caroline Sherwood offers her own poignant and honest reflections. In 2015, women constituted 64 per cent of classroom teachers but only 40…

April 10, 2017

Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Gender Pay Gap

Will your report make uncomfortable reading?

From 5th April 2017 UK companies with 250 or more staff will be legally required to calculate and publish the difference in pay between male and female employees, under The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017. The new legislation is being heralded as a watershed moment for gender equality and an important step forward in the campaign…

April 2, 2017

ELEVATE Event: You and your personal impact

Attendees at Bristol ELEVATE Event in March: You and your personal impact

Our latest ELEVATE Event in Bristol looked at how we can feel more confident when presenting to an audience, and the skills we can develop to improve our performance. Our guest speaker, Maureen Casey, looked at physical issues, audience, environment and how to use technology as a tool rather than a crutch. Maureen returned to professional acting…

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