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Could You Do With An 18% Pay Rise?

| Career Builders, Gender Balance | No Comments

This week’s papers have been full of stories on the gender pay gap and the motherhood penalty. The Institute for Fiscal Studies’ research shows the average difference in pay is 18% and widens markedly after women have children – the motherhood penalty. This means that probably, the man sat next to you in your office…

Small business pop up

Exhibit at the HSBC Small Business Pop Up Week

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Whilst we are gearing up for our first of the regional Women in Business Awards of 2016, we thought we would share some exciting news from our partners HSBC on how they are continuing to support small businesses, like many who are included in our shortlist. Our partner HSBC is hosting pop-up events for Small…

gender debate is over

The gender debate is well and truly over

| Articles, Career Builders, Gender Balance | 6 Comments

“The gender debate is well and truly over ” Those were the words of Saatchi & Saatchi executive Kevin Roberts at an interview with the Business Insider magazine.

Kevin has since found himself in deep waters after making these comments and has since resigned. I was surprised by his comments but then again I should not be because you just have to scratch the surface to realise that this is what a lot of leaders think – mostly men and some women.

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