Gender Pay Gap Reporting 2021: Including Furloughed Employees

The obligation for businesses to publish their gender pay gap reports was suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19, however it is back on the agenda for 2021 with some slight changes. Given that around 1.2 million employers have furloughed employees in the last year, it’s likely that many would like to understand how this has […]

Gender Pay imbalance? D&I ‘proof’ your recruitment process.

What impact will Gender Pay Reporting have on the organisations required to publish their figures? Where significant pay imbalances are exposed there will be understandable concern about the attendant publicity. In the short term the focus is on the numbers. But the real value of the exercise lies in the narrative that organisations use to explain […]

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Women in Energy: Emily Ness Feasey

Emily Ness Feasey, a Geoscientist working for Shell in the US, talks to us about how a passion for geology and the outdoors led to a career in Basin Modelling. Finding a fulfilling career isn’t always about having a clear plan, sometimes it’s as much to do with serendipity and discovering a passion. For Emily […]

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Women in Supply Chain: Ellen Voie

Ellen Voie, Founder and CEO of Women in Trucking talks to us about her career in transport and the positive initiatives her organisation has introduced to promote gender diversity in the industry Why don’t women become truckers? That’s a question that Ellen Voie is tackling head on. The mission of her non-profit association, Women in […]

Why Diversity and Inclusion matter to every business

I once worked for a successful company who had discovered a winning formula for recruiting staff – they identified a ‘ right type’ of candidate, measured all new hires against that criteria, and the candidate who was the closest match was taken on. High on the list of criteria were the following characteristics – white, […]