16 March, 2018

HSBC reveals gender pay gap of 60% but pledges to improve diversity

HSBC, one of the UK's most prominent financial institutions, has published an average gender pay gap of 60%. The bank's gender bonus gap is 84%. The bank admitted that it had fewer women in senior ...
Bronek Masojada, Hiscox

13 March, 2018

Hiscox reports an average gender pay gap of 31%

Hiscox, the FTSE 250 insurance company, has reported a gender pay gap of 26.2% on a median basis, and a 31.1% mean figure. The company's bonus pay gaps were, however, bigger: 49.5% median and 71.1%...
gender pay gap, gender diversity, women on boards

12 March, 2018

Top paid jobs dominated by men fourfold, HMRC reveals

Figures released by the UK government reveal that there are almost four times as many men on top pay as there are women. According to statistics released by HM Revenue & Customs, 618,000 men re...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

28 February, 2018

Board gender diversity requires a diversity of attitude

The #MeToo movement has driven a well-overdue need for women to feel empowered, after a litany of sexual harassment allegations in the world of showbusiness expos...
women on boards, gender diversity

22 February, 2018

Want gender diversity on corporate boards? Try a diversity of tactics

With proponents of board diversity now firmly in the majority, it’s time for companies to deliver. A

15 February, 2018

Stronger together: the wider benefits of women on boards

Gender diversity and stakeholder management are now top of the agenda for boards. Several measures have been taken over the years to increase the number of female directors. What, then, ...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

27 January, 2018

Why gender diversity pays

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gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

5 December, 2017

EU proposal aims to prioritise women on boards and close gender pay gap

Legislative proposals aimed at narrowing the gender pay gap in EU member states have been published by EU commissioner for justice and gender equality, Vĕra Jourová. Jourová is also calling for ...
Women on boards, gender diversity

1 December, 2017

There’s no merit in untapped female talent for board roles

Has the C-suite truly bought into the business case that diversity makes us smarter? The short answer is that we’ve made some progress in the boardroom, but mainly o...

9 November, 2017

FTSE 350 firms urged to increase gender diversity in leadership teams

A target for gender diversity in FTSE 100 leadership teams has been extended to the next 250 largest listed companies. The Hampton-Alexander Review followed Lord Davies’s report and targ...