Boardroom Bores

Boardroom Bores

The excuses given by FTSE 350 companies for the lack of women on their boards are, as reported by the Guardian ‘pitiful and patronising’. We’ve been thinking about this and one thing that came to mind was a total lack of leadership from people running these boards....
Advocacy :  a gem in the gender equality toolkit?

Advocacy : a gem in the gender equality toolkit?

There’s a feeling of excitement this week at birdsoup – today is International Women’s Day when we are all being asked to #PressforProgress, organisations are publishing their gender pay gap numbers in the UK and elsewhere women are calling time on the old order...
Share some love at work on Valentine’s Day

Share some love at work on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here, and predictions are in the UK, the great British public will spend c £1bn proclaiming their love, apparently, pets are getting in on the act now too. Surveys show that we view it as too commercialised and a waste of money, but around 40%...
Deeds not words

Deeds not words

This year it’s 100 years since women in the UK won the right to vote, things have changed significantly for women particularly in the workplace, thanks to those who campaigned for equality a century ago. Depressingly though, the latest economic gender gap report...
Personal Leadership for Women

Personal Leadership for Women

Personal Leadership Planning for Women This one-day introduction to discovering your leadership capability is aimed at anyone with high potential, who has progressed quickly to date in their career and has line manager and/or budget responsibility. Each module covered...