A news item from Kings College London, based on the report What the world thinks about work, ranks the UK low for the importance the population places on work. The report is based on a survey of 3,056 British adults and their opinions are compared to those of 23 other countries. Read the news item […]
FTSE CEO pay rising rapidly. The High Pay Centre has released its latest data on FTSE 100 executive pay. Consult their website to get facts on pay inequality in the UK
The Global Gender Diversity Report, is an annual report published by Altrata. It considers what the state of gender diversity among senior executives in 2023 is, examining 1,712 major listed companies’ boards and leadership teams across 20 major countries. Methodology and data sources are provided by the report. Progress is also discussed.
Be My Best Self is a tool developed by Dolphin which aims to help individuals reflect on and understand their accessibility needs. It has five questions in a survey format which are submitted to the company who send back a personal document which can lead to discussions with employers, educational establishments and family members on what […]
Human Rights Impact Assessment Framework, launched recently by Oxfam, is a new toolkit which aims to allow assessments of how good companies’ Human Rights Impact Assessments are. The framework has criteria that ensure that the research captures all relevant adverse risks to human rights. Companies that fulfil all of the criteria qualify as robust. Otherwise, […]
Library of Congress Dun and Bradstreet digital book collection Online volumes have been expanded to cover most of 1859 to 1879 and 1900 to 1924. These are of value for economic historians and business historians as R.G. Dun & Company, now known as Dun & Bradstreet, was a credit reporting agency that provided ratings on an […]
Launched by the International Labour Organization, the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF), is a website that contains materials for employment policy makers. It includes diagnostic tools and guidance. Throughout there is attention to gender mainstreaming policy.This ILO news item gives more information.
The U.S. Census Bureau, in partnership with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), has launched a data dashboard. ACCESS BROADBAND stands for Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act. The new data tool shows how changes in broadband infrastructure can affect local economies. The […]
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The Gafam empire project developed by DensityDesign Lab and Tactical Tech looks at the acquisitions conducted by 5 tech companies – Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft – from the moment they made their first one to the end of the summer of 2022. This enables tracking of their dominance of market sectors, spread and […]
The ILO 19th ICLS (WORK) database provides data based on revised statistical standards. The standards have been changed to include factors such as unpaid labour. See the new definitions.Data sources are at https://ilostat.ilo.org/data/ Key: ILO = International Labour Organization ICLS = International Conference of Labour Statisticians