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April 27, 2016

Increasing Productivity Through People

How productive are you and your team?

The biggest cost to UK employers today, an estimated £26 billion a year, is around issues related to the psychological wellbeing of their people: £8.4 billion in absenteeism, £15.1 billion in ‘presenteeism’ and £2.4 billion in staff turnover. How productive are you and your team? Are you all working to your strengths? Are your team fully engaged, if not…

March 8, 2016

Happy International Women’s Day 2016

From The Glass Lift team

“More women in leadership makes good business sense & is a powerful force for change”   We hope you are enjoying the buzz around International Women’s Day this year. At The Glass Lift our focus has been an internal one working on our strategy and thinking about what else we can do to ensure our mission…

February 12, 2016

The Gender Pay Gap

Reporting: What next?

The gender pay gap currently stands at 19.2% in the UK. To accelerate the closure of this gap, organisations with more than 250 employees will soon be required to publish their gender pay data. This means 8,000 employers employing more than 11 million staff – some 40% of the UK’s workforce – will be expected…

February 11, 2016

Firms with More Women at Top are More Profitable

Yet more evidence to prove the case for more diverse leadership

Businesses looking for a way to improve profitability should consider a simple solution, encourage more women into senior leadership roles! That’s the findings of  the recent study: Is Gender Diversity Profitable? Evidence from a Global Survey by  Marcus Noland, Tyler Moran, and Barbara Kotschwar from the Washington based Peterson Institute. The correlation between women at the C-suite level and…

February 9, 2016

Join The Glass Lift team

Are your committed to equality, well organised and adaptable?

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join The Glass Lift team. We are a thriving business committed to inclusive leadership and diversity. Due to our continuing growth, we are looking for a person we can rely on to support us in ensuring the business runs efficiently. Someone who is committed to…

February 9, 2016

New chair & deputy chair for updated women on boards review

Hampton & Alexander double act!

It takes a double act to take over from Lord Davies who has been the driving force behind the Women on Board review on increasing representation of women in the executive level of FTSE 100 companies. Lord Davies launched the review back in February 2011. Sir Philip Hampton, the Chair of GlaxoSmithKline, and former Chair of RBS…

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