4 June 2019 - 10:49am
Business in the Community are calling on organisations to declare whether they have published parental and carers' leave and pay policies or whether they plan to publish these policies. This factsheet explains how and why do do it. Read more
16 January 2017 - 2:06pm
The increased automation of semi-skilled roles puts older, low paid women at risk. They will face many barriers to re-employment. Despite this, the aspirations and needs of older women – particularly those in low paid work - are under-researched and issues such as work/life balance and agile working are excluded from discussions on gender equality and an ageing workforce Read more
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30 June 2016 - 9:29am
Research shows that working is generally related to positive mental health for men and women, however workplace stress remains a major problem. Read more
12 February 2016 - 1:17pm
The benefits of reporting and closing your gender pay gap for business, the economy and society. Read more
7 January 2016 - 4:35pm
Not all women are the same. Today older women often lose out to younger counterparts and the disparities of gender inequality become exaggerated with age. Employers need to understand the needs of older women to advance and support them in the workplace. Read more
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5 September 2015 - 12:00am
Employers need an agile workforce which can respond to the changing needs of today’s 24/7 society. It is important to attract, retain and enable the most talented employees, in order to maximise levels of business performance. With fathers and partners increasingly choosing to play a significant role in bringing up their children, the efficiency (and diversity) conscious employer cannot afford to ignore the impact of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) upon the workplace. Read more
5 June 2014 - 8:07am
It is vital that employers understand that flexible working is beneficial not only to their staff, but also to their organisation as a whole, and create inclusive cultures that support - not stigmatise flexible workers. The resources signposted on this page offer support and guidance in developing a flexible / agile working strategy that works for all. Read more
8 March 2013 - 12:00am
There are a number of recent studies that show a link between more balanced gender distribution in a company’s management and its profitability. Read more