Gender Balance

Equality Is Not Just A Women's Issue!

Andrea Grossman | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK
Andrea Grossman

There is a powerful impetus for engaging men in the workplace on gender equality. They are part of the solution, alongside women. Many attitudes and behaviours, on both sides, will need to change in order for gender equality to be achieved. These steps can be big or small, and you don't have to be a manager to tackle inequality at work by changing company cultures, shattering glass ceilings and challenging the status quo.

Rail Firms Are Way Off Track On Gender Equality - But What's Next?

Adeline Ginn | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK
Adeline Ginn

A true British success story, rail is proving to be a modern and dynamic industry of which the country can be very proud. Passenger journeys have increased two-fold over the past 18 years, employment opportunity in the sector is booming, currently growing at double the rate of GDP and it is enjoying the largest level of government investment since the Victorian era.

The Civil Service in 2015 - In Seven Charts

Gavin Freeguard | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK Politics
Gavin Freeguard

A great deal has been written about diversity in the Civil Service in recent weeks (not least the Institute's own report on women and Whitehall since ...

Is Engineering and Construction Still a Man's World?

Jan Flawn | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Tech
Jan Flawn

Whilst these have of course traditionally been more male-dominated career areas, surely we have undergone a certain degree of evolution? Do these particular professional women feel that their career path is not worthy of an award or that their skills aren't valued?

How to Bring Balance to Boardrooms and Beyond

Jayne Morris | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK
Jayne Morris

Traditional eastern philosophies explain that in nature all matter consists of feminine (ying) and masculine (yang) energy that change in balance with...

Women... Your Country Needs You to Vote

Cheryl Giovannoni | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Politics
Cheryl Giovannoni

Some of us feel compelled to decide the fate of Celebrity Big Brother and vote for the winner of X-Factor yet the political parties in the UK seem to be missing the mark when activating female voters. Why are these "missing millions", who many believe will provide the swing vote in the May election, not being inspired?

The Year the Nobel Prize Forgot to Ignore Women

Curt Rice | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK
Curt Rice

Norwegian professor May-Britt Moser is literally a game changer. Today, she will receive the Nobel Prize in Medicine, and the game she is changing is about women in science.

The Communications Guy Bet the Gender Equality Policy and Lost

Curt Rice | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK
Curt Rice

The publisher Elsevier sent out a letter with a picture of a bunch of scientists, all of whom are white men. Pictures like that reinforce the stereotypes that keep young women away from science. But as if that wasn't enough, a spokesman from Elsevier went onto Twitter and made a cringeworthy mess of it all.

Firm Explains Why Its Four Male Managers Hired 27 Young Women

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK

Cellular Solutions, the telecoms firm which came under fire on Wednesday over its gender-divided office, has mounted a robust defence of its hiring pr...