Employers can actively help to close the gender pay gap by hiring flexibly. There are many professional women who need flexibility or part-time work to help them continue to thrive in their careers once they have children. The reality is, with childcare drop-offs and pickups to contend with, if businesses do not offer flexible working, […]
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As the deadline to report gender pay gap data approaches on 4th April, we explore attitudes to part-time work and how these are contributing to it. Ultimately, it all feeds into the same bias – that part-time workers aren’t as committed as full-time ones. Kate once worked part-time before going freelance. Here she tells our […]
Many businesses are focusing on the gender pay gap because new rules have come into place saying that companies must disclose average pay for men and women, including bonuses. By April 2018, large companies of 250 people plus will have to publish these results by law. So far, we’ve already heard the furore around the […]
It’s true in life that if you don’t ask, you don’t get. So how can you ask for a pay rise in the workplace? We explore the unspoken rules around securing a pay rise at work. Women in particular, fall behind men when it comes to asking for what they want salary wise. This contributes […]
This summer, the government announced plans to modernise the way we work, to create a more transparent gender pay gap within a generation. Their consultation will look into careers guidance for girls and seek ways to give women the security of a well-paid job for the long-term. In addition to this, the government wants to give greater support […]
Ten2Two are delighted to be one of the sponsors of the Women Leaders Awards 2020 celebrating women leaders in the Milton Keynes area. The virtual event is being this evening, Thursday 19th, November from 7.30-9pm with guest speaker Cindy Rose, OBE, President, Microsoft Western Europe. Dr Julie Mills OBE who chairs Women Leaders UK, says: […]
There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the four-day week with everyone from the Labour party to Microsoft focusing on its so-called benefits. But even though talk around the four-day week has intensified of late, not many organisations are formally working to this flexible working model. Some companies have trialled a four-day working week but […]