Women in banking face a ‘double glass ceiling’; one when being promoted to management and another when being promoted to executive roles, according to new research from the SKEMA Business School Observatory on the Feminisation of Companies.
New research completed by RADA in Business has found a clear disparity between the causes of communications anxiety between men and women.
Research from Close Brothers Asset Management reveals the true extent of the gender savings gap as the ONS’ latest Gender Pay Gap reporting reveals the gender pay gap for full-time workers is entirely in favour of men for all occupations.
With an equal number of women entering the workforce as men, you may think that cracks are starting to form in the proverbial glass ceiling. However, recent research by The Knowledge Academy has revealed the limitations women still face in their professional careers; namely a lack of workplace training offered by their employers.
Just 12% of working mothers take a full year’s maternity leave and almost one in five (18%) take four months or less, according to new research by Slater and Gordon.
According to new data analysis from Boston Consulting Group, half of women (55 percent) are eager to work internationally but aren’t getting the opportunity.
Academic bar set far higher for female leaders than male leaders in the FTSE 100. Only 10% of Executive Directors on FTSE 100 boards are female compared with 35% of Non-Executive Directors. Utilities remains the most female friendly sector while the health sector has seen a decline in the number of senior female employees at executive level.
Employers are contributing less to women’s pensions than men: a result of the gender pay gap, career breaks for women and men working in larger businesses. The inaugural Zurich Workplace Savings Barometer analysed over 250,000 pension plans.
Mercer welcomes the Government’s focus on gender pay gap reporting, but says regulations could go further. UK companies will need to go beyond reporting to fully explain gaps and drive change.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2016 finds economic parity between the sexes could take 170 years after a dramatic slowdown in progress.
Girls need to be taught to be more competitive, new research from Université Paris-Saclay finds.