Gender bias is the zeitgeist of the time we live – yet the stark reality remains that it’s still very much an issue in the corporate world. Too often, a complexity of factors conspire to make it difficult for women to pursue a career, high-level jobs and support in being the best them they can [...]
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With all the advancements in technology it can feel as if our work and personal life is becoming increasingly blended day by day; work emails can be sent straight to our personal smartphones, work can be completed from anywhere thanks to laptops and tablets and the modern office is no longer a simple 9-to-5 setup. [...]
Terri Coughlan, partner for KPMG in the Thames Valley, writes: Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you will have seen the extensive media coverage on the gender pay gap. The deadline for reporting passed at the beginning of April for companies with more than 250 employers. […]
Carla Stockton-Jones, director of home service at Sky, writes: I look after the engineer workforce (Home Service) at Sky and every day there’s so much to feel proud of. I love the ‘roll your sleeves up’ kind of determination our people show to get things right for customers and the feedback we then get from [...]
New research shows that workplace performance anxiety (otherwise known as ‘stage fright’ in a business setting) doesn’t discriminate between the sexes, but has revealed the different reasons why men and women are seeking professional training to overcome anxiety around communicating at work. […]
Onecom has joined forces with many major organisations to take action to increase the number of females taking up technology roles in the UK. The launch of the ‘Tech She Can Charter’ sees the industry commit to work together to reach more young females across the UK to inspire them to pursue technology careers. [...]
Here we spotlight two women who have built their own businesses and who share their experiences to inspire others. […]
I challenge you to step up, lean in and be recognised for your successes, your achievements and commitment to your role, your business or your people. […]
Barclays – Vikki Hemming We were delighted to confirm our sponsorship of the Women in Business Awards 2018. From standout female entrepreneurs to women growing and achieving success in some of the largest organisations in the region, the awards celebrate the achievements of women from a broad and diverse range of businesses and sectors. […]
The Business Magazine hosted a Women in Business roundtable at KPMG’s office in Theale. Sponsored by KPMG, Barclays, Blake Morgan, Ten2Two and Windsor Vehicle Leasing, the panel took on the issues of how businesses can attract and retain female talent, and how they can create an inclusive culture for all employees. […]