Theresa May has hit back after being accused of snubbing female reporters on International Women’s Day.
The number of women turning to self-employment has risen by 57 per cent since 2008, a new report by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has found. That is more than double the increase in self-employed men in the same period, with two of the most common reasons for the change being better income (23%) and better work conditions (22%).
On International Women’s Day 2019 Age UK warns that women are generally being hurt the most by the lack of care and support. Alzheimer’s Society comments:
Women's Health and Inequalities Minister, Jackie Doyle-Price calls on both the NHS and wider society to do more to educate women about what's normal when it comes to their health and dispel ongoing myths to encourage an open dialogue between both men and women.
Nearly one year on from the introduction of gender pay gap reporting, the latest analysis from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) reveals slow progress in closing the pay gap for female managers.
In the run-up to International Women’s day, Lloyds Banking Group, in partnership with The House, hosted a roundtable discussion and drinks reception on the topic of diversity in business. Parliamentarians, industry experts, social entrepreneurs and small business leaders came together to discuss the barriers women face in business and what needs to change to achieve equality of opportunity. Geoffrey Lyons reports
Today, like many other businesses around the country, IKEA will be celebrating International Women’s Day.
It is crucial to public trust in the justice system that the most senior and experienced among the Bar and on the bench are reflective of the society that they represent, says the Bar Council.
On this International Women's Day, Maria Miller MP says women can too often find themselves trapped in low wagged work to get that flexibility they need with no prospect of progression.
Andrea Leadsom has been criticised for suggesting that an MP seeking a debate on Islamophobia in the UK should speak to Foreign Office ministers.
Ahead of International Women’s Day Steve Browning from the House of Commons Library looks at how the UK Parliament measures up against legislatures around the world
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has drafted a briefing ahead of the International Women’s Day debate.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has produced a briefing for Lords Report Stage of the Trade Bill.
Labour peer Baroness Nye writes ahead of her Parliamentary Question on 'Addressing the gender pay gap' in light of International Women's Day 2019 this week on 8th March.
Ministers will crack down on workplace gagging orders that prevent staff reporting allegations of harassment to the police, it has been reported.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission will today present an updated report on women’s rights to the United Nations in Geneva.
Luciana Berger had never imagined leaving the party she joined as a student nearly 20 years ago. But, as she grew deeply unhappy at the Labour leadership’s response to allegations of anti-Semitism, her departure became inevitable. She talks to Kevin Schofield about The Independent Group and new beginnings
Two more Cabinet ministers have unleashed their anger on Tory backbencher Sir Christopher Chope after he blocked a Commons bid to crack down on female genital mutilation.
Line managers play a pivotal role in changing behaviour and creating balanced workplaces, says Rob Wall, Head of Policy at CMI.
Employment Minister Alok Sharma warns that when it comes to BAME employment Britain is "still a place where inequality is all too real".
Self-employed women, who earn an average of 16 per cent less than self-employed men, should be supported with greater training and development opportunities, a new report has said.
As we look forward to the future, and the challenges we are faced with as survivors become fewer and frailer Holocaust Memorial Day this Sunday, gives us the opportunity to reflect on the importance of remembering the Holocaust, says Ian Austin MP.
Trust in the pairing system has broken down, and support for proxy voting is growing. But introducing a workable system is not as straightforward as it sounds, says Tony Grew
Increased awareness about periods is the best way for industry to improve its working practices.