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Would You Rather Ask a Female Boss for a Pay Rise?

Posted on December 5th, 2017 by

69% of men believe it’s easier to ask a male boss for a pay rise than a female boss. In contrast, 60% of women find it easier to ask a female boss than a male one. The result shows a public still more comfortable with its own gender when it comes to tricky situations, but with women placing much less emphasis on gender than their male counterparts. Read more

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Why Women Need Men…Young Men.

Posted on November 8th, 2017 by

Recent reports show that young men are getting behind the gender equality message. They know that organisations that embrace this message make life better for everyone. Gender equality is not just a women’s issue, it’s our issue. Time to leave ‘Women’s Groups’ at work behind?

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How Weinstein is Helping Professional Women…Weirdly

Posted on October 31st, 2017 by

The recent revelations of the abuse of women by men like Weisntsein, MPs, etc, have sparked a slew of sensationalist media coverage. The backlash begins. Women are being blamed for allowing the abuse. This is a story that must not be allowed to go away. Seize the moment.

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7 Days That Rocked My World

Posted on October 13th, 2017 by

It’s been a strange week for women. The Weinstein abuse story breaks and sympathy abounds. Then the backlash. Why didn’t they tell? Let’s get to our comfortable space of blaming the women. And then, amazingly, we begin to listen to the women. Really listen.

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Why Bother With Gender Equality?

Posted on October 5th, 2017 by

Busnesses with over 250 employees have got to report on their gender pay gap by April 2018. So far just 89 have. It’s not easy for businesses to suddenly find women to promote. Yet they need to as businesses with gender equality thrive. Here’s an answer for them…along with some tips for ambitious women, too.

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Men Are Much Better Writers Than Women…Really?

Posted on September 26th, 2017 by

Thank heavens we have moved on from the days when a woman had to pretend to be a man to get taken seriously as a writer. George Eliot would be able to be Mary Ann Evans today, wouldn’t she? Obviously in 2017 no one would be crass enough to reject work by women that they would accept from a man…would they?

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