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December 30, 2016

Views from The Glass Lift: Accelerating Difference

Are we losing patience with the equality agenda?

AS I WATCHED MY DAUGHTER GLUED TO HER IPAD YESTERDAY, I was struck by the immediacy and constancy of her interactions with friends, using video to capture and transmit her thoughts and emotions to share each brief snapshot of her life. She expected an immediate response and more often than not got it! But does…

December 20, 2016

Agents of Change power list: nominate now!

For all the men who are standing up for equality.

  Management Today has teamed up with the Women’s Business Council to launch an Agents of Change power list. They want to shine the spotlight on the army of male leaders who are fighting women’s corner and driving gender equality initiatives. We can’t achieve equality in the workplace without involving men. Our Agents of Change…

December 1, 2016

ELEVATE Member – A Portrait of Tanya Corsie

Chief Operating Officer, Iken Business Ltd.

Tanya Corsie is Chief Operating Officer at the software company Iken Business Ltd. She has been with the Bristol based business for over 12 years. Tanya’s project and change management background, alongside an enthusiasm to learn and after subsequent experience, enabled her to take on leadership responsibilities following the sudden death of the CEO. Having…

December 1, 2016

The Power of Parity Advancing Women’s equality in the UK

Report from Mckinsey Global Institute - 2016

Bridging the UK gender gap in work has the potential to create an extra £150 billion on top of business-as-usual GDP forecasts in 2025, and could translate into 840,000 additional female employees.  In this scenario, the United Kingdom has the potential to gain 5–8 percent in GDP. Why then are companies not doing more? Here…

November 30, 2016

Hampton-Alexander Review

Improving gender balance in FTSE Leadership - November 2016

The first Hampton-Alexander Review published in November 2016 builds on the work of the Davies Review to increase the number of women on FTSE Boards, with an important new focus aimed at improving the representation of women in leadership positions of FTSE 350 companies. “We encourage those not yet focused on improving the number of women…

November 17, 2016


Paul Hackett, 17th November 2016, Strand Palace Hotel, London

Increasing productivity is seen by government, employers and employees alike as one of the biggest challenges to improved economic performance. This event from The Glass Lift highlighted how by engaging staff and developing a culture of inclusive leadership organisations can improve wellbeing, performance and productivity Over 50 people joined our guest speaker and The Glass…


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