Gender equality: The Business Case

The benefits of increasing agility, balancing boards and eliminating the pay gap.

Removing the barriers which prevent women from participating in the labour market as fully as men has been consistently found to be good for women, good for employers, good for society and good for the UK economy. 

Removing the barriers which prevent women from participating in the labour market as fully as men has been consistently found to be good for women, good for employers, good for society and good for the UK economy.
Indeed, the Women And Work Commission found that unleashing women’s full potential could be worth £23 billion a year to the Exchequer . To put this into context, this year’s central government budget for Education is £28.6 billion . Better using women’s talents could fund most of our schools and colleges.

Achieving a more gender-balanced workplace creates efficiency savings, enhances employee engagement, boosts productivity, meets the diverse needs of customers and suppliers, and improves brand reputation.

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