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Universities need to take action on gender balance, says report

Universities need to take action on gender balance, says report

The majority of academic staff under 25 are women, but for every age group after that the majority are men, according to a new report out today.

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Women lack 'key career experience' to get to the top

Women lack 'key career experience' to get to the top

While women rate higher in overall competencies for senior leadership positions, they lack key career experiences that tend to give men an edge up on promotions at the most senior levels of organisation, according to research from leadership and talent consultants Korn Ferry.…

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Self employment hits 40-year high

Self employment hits 40-year high

Self-employment is higher than at any point over past 40 years, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Women bearing brunt of growth in low paid, insecure jobs since recession

Women bearing brunt of growth in low paid, insecure jobs since recession

Increasing levels of women in low paid work since the 2008 crisis, along with the declining value of low pay, is contributing to the widening inequality gap between women and men, according to a report by the Fawcett Society.…

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'Growth needs to reach all parts of the community'

'Growth needs to reach all parts of the community'

Growth in Britain needs to reach all parts of the community and needs to be built on long-term solutions that target those groups which are more likely to be unemployed, including women, says a report by the Confederation for British Industry.…

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