Thursday, March 30, 2017

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Let’s be FRANK about the UK’s Gender Pay Gap

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If you're a working woman, like me, then you will no doubt have heard a LOT about the gender pay gap, and, like me, I'm sure you think it's unfair and just flat-out WRONG. However, when you hear conflicting voices in the media and at work, saying that the gender pay gap 'simply does not...

Why it’s time our workplaces became ‘girl-free’ zones

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I would be a wealthy woman if I had a £/$/Euro for every time I have heard a grown adult women referred to as a girl in the workplace. Yet I have never heard an adult man referred to as a ‘boy’. In today’s post I look at why the word ‘girl’ is still...

Gender Equality is Business-critical

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When I first started my gender equality business, I believed (maybe like many others reading this) that gender inequality in the workplace was something to be tackled and solved through empowerment and self-confidence training programmes for women. However, after a year of research, coaching sessions, face-to-face meetings and conversations with super talented women throughout...

Let’s TALK MONEY because MONEY TALKS

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In the first of her 2- part Blog, Equal pay expert Michelle Gyimah, talks to Genderbuzz® about what you can do to ensure you’re getting paid fairly for your skills and talents and how your actions can have a direct effect on the gender pay gap. Let's talk money! It’s time to get comfortable talking...

Watch what kids think about the gender pay gap!

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Genderbuzz just loves this video. Watch and see how these kids in Australia and New Zealand react when confronted with the realities of the gender pay gap in their world.

Tech entrepreneur & venture capitalist, talks about the “Gender Tech Gap”

Today we are jetting across the Atlantic, to Toronto, Canada to discuss the status of Gender Equality in the Canadian Tech Industry. We are thrilled to have Tim Jackson, Lead Executive for Impact Investing at the MARS Tech Innovation centre, serial Tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist, talking to us about his experiences of the'Gender...

Amelia Gould-Leading the way for Female Engineers

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Amelia Gould is Head of Engineering at BAE Systems, Combat systems and a former Officer in the Royal Navy. Today, she talks to Genderbuzz® about her life as an Engineer and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of Female Engineers with her achievements.  Amelia, describe a typical day for you as Head of...

Employers – Let’s talk money, because money talks!

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In the second of our two-part series on 'Money and women in the workplace', Gender Pay expert, Michelle Gyimah, is advising employers about their role in complying with the new gender pay gap reporting requirements. As of 6th April 2017, all private sector and voluntary sector organisations with 250 or more employees, will be required...

Becoming a Female Electrician

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Are you interested in becoming a Female Electrician? NICEIC is the UK’s leading voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. which has been assessing the electrical competence of electricians for nearly sixty years. In 2011, they launched their initiative 'Jobs for the Girls' to attract more women into training to be electricians. Watch what...

Our interview with Gwen Rhys, CEO & Founder of ‘Women in the City’ – an organisation that promotes, recognises and rewards female achievement

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Read our interview with Gwen Rhys Founder of 'Women in the City' about how they strive to empower and recognise female achievement. Q1. What is ‘Women in the City’ doing that differentiates them in the field of Female Leadership? I think we’re often “ahead of the curve”. Women in the City grew as an organisation from...

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