21
January

The great quotas debate

Gender quotas are taking off.  From politics to the judiciary via company boards, all around the world, quotas are opening doors that were previously shut to women. ...

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03
December
The gender pay gaps effects graduates before they even start work

The gender pay gaps effects graduates before they even start work

New data has suggested that pay inequality begins before men and women even enter the workplace.A study run by Totaljobs has revealed that not only is there a significant gap...

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17
November
The gender pension gap

The gender pension gap

In May 2013, George Osborne, speaking at the Global Investment Conference in London, admitted he was delighted with the money he had saved by increasing the State Pension age, which...

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11
November
Calculating the gender pay gap

Calculating the gender pay gap

A note on our maths On Monday 9th November, we marked Equal Pay Day. The date is calculated using the full-time mean pay gap.Different organisations use different measures of the gap so...

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16
September
My designs on the wage gap

My designs on the wage gap

I recently won a gold prize in the Creative Conscience Awards, an international competition for advertising, with a graphic design campaign about wage inequality.To be honest it gave me a...

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27
August
A gap in thinking on equal pay?

A gap in thinking on equal pay?

The beauty about leaving a job and starting a new one is the chance to be reflective, to think more clearly and to say one or two challenging things. So...

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13
August
Taking Fawcett forward

Taking Fawcett forward

It’s the end of my first week as the new Chief Executive and I am already getting to grips with what Fawcett’s future agenda will be and how it could...

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01
June
Gender gap in buying a first home

Gender gap in buying a first home

Coming hot on the heels of Fawcett's blog on housing prospects post election, I have uncovered figures that show that female first-time buyers have to work for longer than men in...

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22
April
Losers in the pension age lottery

Losers in the pension age lottery

When the Coalition Government reneged on its word and changed the State Pension Age at short notice, it gave little thought to the impact it would have on women approaching...

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30
March
Promises promises for women in work

Promises promises for women in work

As Parliament is dissolved and the official election campaign period begins, what will the eagerly awaited party manifestos hold for women?Fawcett will be scouring every manifesto page and reporting to...

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