Entries by Ruth Lloyd-Williams

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Equal footing

According to research carried out by Sport Wales, there is still a huge gender gap in sport participation in the UK. North Wales wants to change that… Around two million fewer 14-40 year-old women than men engage regularly in a sport or activity. That’s despite the fact that 75% of […]

Does emotion have a place in business?

By Ally Yates, author of ‘Utter Confidence: How what you say and do influences your effectiveness in business’ Let’s face it, emotional outbursts are rarely constructive. Excess of any emotion usually indicates a lack of control. Unpredictable behaviour, usually emotional in nature, also has a destabilising effect at work. That […]

‘Women: Work and Power’ launches in the City of London to celebrate female achievements throughout history

Launching on London History Day (31 May 2018), the City of London Corporation introduces ‘Women: Work and Power’, a major six-month long season of over 70 events hosted in the Square Mile.  The packed programme of special exhibitions, talks, tours, live entertainment, music, and theatre performances celebrates women’s contributions to […]

1 in 4 SMEs admit to gender pay gap

1 in 4 SMEs admit to a gender pay gap at their firm 75% have a policy of equal pay for the same job, regardless of gender Less than half feel progress is being made to address the gender pay gap in the UK Following recent government figures that confirmed almost eight in 10 companies and public-sector bodies […]