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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…

October 13, 2016

Are male and female brains different?

The ultimate pink vs blue debate…

I’ve been watching the presidential debates in the United States. The media has exploded with pictures, videos and other images related to the debate.  So I’m not writing to share my political views but to respond to stereotypes of women and men which has been a recurring theme throughout the debates. Let’s start with the basics,…

October 12, 2016

Margaret Davies talks- Part II

Occupational Psychologist & Director at The Glass Lift

In part II of the TrainingZone & Sift Talent “an interview with” series Matt Evans talks to Margaret Davies, he asks what key metrics should be incorporated into a female leadership programme and how organisations can best evaluate the outcomes. How can organisations define and quantify the business benefits to achieving a more balanced leadership team and…

October 5, 2016

Margaret Davies talks- Part I


Occupational Psychologist & Director, The Glass Lift

Recently the tables were turned on Glass Lift founder & Director Margaret Davies when she took part in “an interview with” series for Sift Talent and was interviewed by Research Manager Matt Evans. The interview is published in two parts, in part one Margaret defines a successful leader and describes her role in designing and delivering The Glass…

September 21, 2016

ELEVATE Member – A Portrait of Lou Costin

Chief Inspector, Devon and Cornwall Police

Lou Costin is Chief Inspector with Devon and Cornwall Police. She has been a serving officer for 23 years and has enjoyed making her way through the ranks while also being a mum to two children.  Sergeant Lou Costin had been tasked with delivering a difficult message to her staff. She was feeling anxious. In bringing unwelcome…


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