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How Mentoring Makes for Greater Success

Earlier this month, 30% Club UK was pleased to announce the launch of its fourth cross-company mentoring scheme, in collaboration with Women Ahead. Held at the impressive Westminster Central Hall, it was a hugely successful evening with key notes speeches from 30% Club founder Helena Morrissey, 30% Club Global Chair Brenda Trenowden, founder of Women Ahead, Liz Dimmock, and Maggie Alphonsi, the UK’s most successful female rugby player and seven-time winner of the Six...

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Gender Diversity and Inclusion: it’s the smart and right thing to do

In today’s global market, a diverse workforce is a fundamental, key driver to succeed as a Tier-one international player. It boosts productivity, breeds innovation and strengthens recruitment efforts. Access to a wider repertoire of ideas and experience also contributes to accelerating the development of solutions adapted to a client’s needs, provides a broader range of services and gives access to sociodemographic insights otherwise inaccessible.  

While SNC-Lavalin...

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La diversité et l’inclusion des genres: une décision juste et futée

Dans le marché mondial d’aujourd’hui, la réussite de toute entreprise internationale de premier niveau repose sur une main-d’œuvre diversifiée. Elle améliore la productivité, favorise l’innovation et renforce les efforts de recrutement. L’accès à un vaste bassin d’idées et d’expériences contribue également à acc...

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Investors Weigh Whether a Female CEO Matters to Market Returns

Once through the ceiling, women may encounter “glass cliff” $560 million in assets now pegged to gender investing products

Some investors are finding that companies with more women in top positions outperform. Now they’re starting to wonder: How much does a female CEO add to market returns?

On one hand, a company led by a woman has reached the pinnacle of corporate diversity efforts, but on the other...

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Think Future: preparing for the workforce of tomorrow

I’m currently studying French and Russian at Cambridge University. Before I took on further education, fresh after A-Levels and very fresh faced indeed, I worked at a Blue Chip Company for a year. As an 18 year-old whose Professional Experience section of her CV was limited to Children’s Fancy Dress Party Leader, the learning curve was steep and I quickly picked up a lot about work and workplace culture. My...

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Focus on the Women’s Issue?  Let’s Focus on Men

Nadia Nagamootoo, Director of Avenir Consulting and winner of the 30% Club and Henley Business School scholarship 2014, talks about her MBA research into flexible working for fathers and why she needs as many fathers as possible to get involved with the Flexible Fathers Survey.

Solve the women’s issue?  Let’s focus on men.

I became a Mum in 2014.  What struck me the most about my...

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UN recognises Deloitte UK Chief Executive with gender equality award

Given Deloitte's huge support of the 30% Club, we are delighted to see that David Sproul, Senior Partner and Chief Executive, Deloitte UK, received a United Nations (UN) award for his demonstrated commitment to and implementation of policies that advance and empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. The award included recognition of Deloitte’s use of concrete data to drive ‘a cross-cutting gender equality strategy throughout...

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Sweden’s Salary Story

It's official. The Swedes have it when it comes to leading the charge on female pay. Research this week from Swedish magazine Dagens Samhälle has revealed that female managers and politicians working in local government are earning more than their male counterparts for the first time in history. Statistics show that the average monthly salary of women working full time in top roles in Sweden's municipalities is now 58,925 kronor ($6,951)...

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