The Times Top 50 Employers for Women and the Gender Equality Awards 2018

Introduction

 

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women is the UK’s most comprehensive and prestigious listing of employers that are leading the way on workplace gender equality and making it part of their business strategy at all levels.

Entrants also have the opportunity, through one application process, to enter Business in the Community Gender Equality Awards. The awards are the UK’s most respected awards for gender equality in the workplace and celebrate outstanding progress and examples of best practice, impact, innovation and individual achievement.

Both programmes, from Business in the Community, recognise the progress employers are making to create inclusive workplace cultures that progress women in the workplace and enable them to reach their full potential.

If your company is making great progress to address gender equality, then enter today and benefit from great public profile, celebrate the positive impact you are having on individuals, business and society as a whole and make your employees proud.

 

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women List 2018

It is free to enter The Times Top 50 Employers for Women. Following assessment and once the Top 50 list has been identified, there will be a promotion fee of £1250 + VAT in order to be included in the list and to be considered for a Business in the Community Gender Equality Award. The promotion fee includes the use of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 logo and profile in the print supplement, published in April 2018, and on The Times and Sunday Times Appointments website and the Business in the Community gender equality website.

Only the 50 organisations identified as Top Employers will be eligible to be considered for a Business in the Community Gender Equality Award in the following three categories:

1. Gender Equality Award 2018
Organisations with particularly high performance across the whole entry form will be considered for this prestigious title. Up to five finalists will be selected and invited to a judging panel of external experts that will take place in March 2018 and from which a single winner will be chosen. Assessment criteria for this award will be against additional elements 
including strategy and sustainability; impact and transformational change and innovation.

2. Gender Equality Game Changer Awards 2018
Particularly innovative or impactful case studies will be considered to be recognised as Gender Equality Game Changers. Diversity experts will review high performing case studies from section 3 of the entry form and select up to approximately 10 best practice examples that demonstrate outstanding progress or transformational change 
and/or innovation.

3. Gender Champion Award 2018
This award category is for a senior executive who has made a remarkable contribution to championing gender balance and equality of opportunity in her / his organisation.
Up to 3 finalists will be selected and invited to a judging panel of external gender equality experts that will take place in March 2018 and from which a single winner will be chosen.