Gender equality

Women's pension gap worsens with age

New data from Legal & General has revealed the pensions gap for women in their 20s is still 16% - an improvement of just one percentage point since 2020.

Workplace equality falling behind in UK

The UK is one of the worst countries for promoting equality in the workplace, according to research from health company Essity.

Will pay transparency solve the gender pay gap?

From April 2022 employers in New York City will be required to be fully transparent on the pay range applicants can expect when applying for a job, promotion or transfer. 

CV-based hiring a barrier to women's recruitment

Women with the skills to make it to the top are being kept from realising their potential by CV-based hiring processes.

UK boardrooms could reach gender equality by 2027

Gender equality at the top of British business is increasing, but more work is needed to bring the UK into line with other European nations when it comes to CEO and board chair representation.

Women's role in the economy transformed since 1992

The number of female workers in the UK has risen by 4.3 million in the last 30 years, a report by the Resolution Foundation and the Centre for Economic Performance found.

Strong D&I strategy keeps employees engaged and motivated

Organisations that have not yet started to invest in equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives are significantly more likely to suffer from declining levels of employee engagement.

Getting the support you need when coming out as non-binary at work

Many of us went through a journey of self-discovery during the pandemic, and for me it was no different. It took the months of introspection brought on by lockdown to reach a place where I realised I...

Pay gap reporting is failing women as pay gap widens

Today is Equal Pay Day, the date calculated by the Fawcett Society that marks the point in the year where women (on average), stop earning relative to men because of the gender pay gap.

Refugee women half as likely to find employment than women born in UK

Bias could be blocking refugee women from jobs as a new report reveals they have been employed at half the rate (35%) of those born in the UK (71%).

UK's largest occupations driving gender pay gap

Eight in 10 (83%) of the UK’s most popular jobs, including those in retail, care and admin, have a gender pay gap in favour of men.

Caitlin Moran: Equality is not a luxury

As HR knowns equality is a necessity, it can be frustrating for them trying to bring the workplace along with them. Caitlin Moran’s closing keynote at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition...