Diversity in the workplace

One hundred years on from women winning the right to vote in the UK, and female rights, and in particular equality in the workplace, are still dominating the headlines. Notable advances have been made, but women are still woefully underrepresented at the senior levels. International Women’s Day serves as a reminder of the importance of creating the most diverse, but suitable workforce available for the tasks in hand.
Brickendon names Clare Chalmers as a non-executive director

Brickendon names Clare Chalmers as a non-executive director

Brickendon has strengthened its executive board with the appointment of Clare Chalmers as a non-executive director. Her role is to advise the fast-growing transformational consultancy on growth and strategy. Chalmers, who specialises in advising financial services...

100 Years On, and Women’s Rights Still Dominating the Headlines

100 Years On, and Women’s Rights Still Dominating the Headlines

On International Women’s Day, a celebration which originated more than 100 years ago with the aim of achieving full gender equality for women around the world, we look at how businesses can address the issues surrounding the lack of females in senior positions in the workplace.

Brickendon joins the Women in Finance Charter

Brickendon joins the Women in Finance Charter

Brickendon has signed the Women in Finance Charter, joining other financial institutions in the initiative and cementing its vision that females have an integral part to play in the Financial Services industry. The London-based firm, which is seeking to increase the...

We know diversity is important, the question is how to implement it?

We know diversity is important, the question is how to implement it?

Over the last half-century, women have made notable advances in educational attainment, professional development and politics, however this progress has not manifested itself in significant increases in female business leadership. On International Women’s Day, we look at whether quotas and targets are the answer to help achieve equality and diversity in the business world.

Women and Technology Can Equal Success

Women and Technology Can Equal Success

As clichéd as it sounds, the concept of women in technology, or in any senior business role, is somewhat of an attention grabber at the moment. Names such as Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Mayer and Virginia Rometty are paraded about as impressive female role models with the aim of showing that women are capable of anything. So why do females still only make up a quarter of the workplace, and does this matter?

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