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Employees say discrimination affects careers

CITY A.M. published a very poor article about how, 'just under a third of black employees say that discrimination has affected their career progression'. The accuracy of this article is questionable and appears to be inaccurate based upon the statistics shared by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Firstly the article does not [...]

By |2017-12-05T01:12:15+00:00December 4th, 2017|voice|0 Comments

Financial Conduct Authority deviates from its own diversity targets

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released statistics that show the percentage of women in its senior leadership team has declined from 39 per cent in 2016 to 36 per cent in 2017. In addition only two per cent of the FCA's senior leadership team identify as black, Asian and ethnic minority The FCA has [...]

By |2017-11-03T21:18:03+00:00October 31st, 2017|voice|0 Comments

Executive Presence

Ever wondered what makes individuals in leadership roles tick?  What sets them apart from the rest? It is easy for one to find themselves stuck in a mid-management role, overlooked for promotion and never making the necessary traction needed to get to the next level.  Basically stuck!  This can be a confusing and frustrating and [...]

By |2017-10-25T22:38:40+00:00October 10th, 2017|voice|0 Comments

Phenomenal woman, Maya Angelou – our favourite quotes

Dr Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Annie Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, on the 4th of April 1928. Angelou, was an American author, actress, screenwriter, dancer, poet and civil rights activist best known for her 1969 memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.  Her poems include – Phenomenal Woman and Still I rise to [...]

By |2017-10-23T21:01:00+00:00October 8th, 2017|voice|0 Comments

How To Ask For A Pay Rise

Research If you feel undervalued within your company then you probably are. Know what is expected of you and be sure you are over-delivering. Then look at job advertisements to judge how much competitors pay employees in similar roles to yours. Document instances where you have gone above and beyond and taken initiatives that added [...]

By |2017-10-23T21:17:55+00:00October 7th, 2017|voice|0 Comments

Nine per cent BBC Gender Pay Gap revealed

BBC's Statutory Gender Pay Report 2017 has revealed that men working for the BBC earn an average of 9.3% more than women. The figure covers all staff, on and off air, and has been put down to the fact that the percentage of female members is higher at the lower grades of the organisation, with [...]

By |2017-10-23T21:20:58+00:00October 6th, 2017|voice|0 Comments

PwC’s Non-White Workforce Earn Less, Get Smaller Bonuses in U.K.

In September 2017 PwC, the global consulting firm, released data about how it remunerates people of colour comparative to whites in its British workforce. The firm states that on average, PwC’s non-white employees in the U.K. are paid 12.8 percent less than their white peers (surprise, surprise!). In addition bonuses received were roughly a third [...]

By |2017-10-23T21:12:27+00:00September 19th, 2017|voice|0 Comments

Phenomenal Woman: Sara Mathew I Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Dun & Bradstreet (D&B)

Bio Ms. Mathew is the Former Chairman and CEO of D&B. She joined D&B in August 2001 as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), after 18 years at Procter and Gamble. At D&B she was appointed CFO and SVP of International in 2005, CFO and President of the U.S. business in 2006, and President and Chief [...]

By |2018-02-27T13:35:17+00:00September 11th, 2017|Interviews, Phenomenal Women|0 Comments

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By |2017-09-19T22:15:56+00:00January 24th, 2017|Dear Diary|0 Comments
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