Women Who Meant Business: Stories of early businesswomen who broke the mould. A website maintained by independent researcher Lizzie Broadbent. It includes The FT-She 100 which contains articles and biographies on historic UK women business leaders she has researched. You can sign up to get regular newsletters about the progress of her work.
Recently made available via the Digital Library of Georgia. This business and aviation history archive includes annual reports including those with merged companies, timetables tracking the growth of travel from 1925 onwards. Search by keyword or browse by subject.
Inclusive Britain: government response to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. The release of a new policy to tackle racial inequality in the UK.
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CEOs have already earnt more than the annual wage for a full time worker Released this week research by the High Pay Centre, research suggests the median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings for 2022 surpassed the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the UK by around 09:00am on Friday 7 January. Explore the website to […]
Women and girls left behind: Glaring gaps in pandemic responses This publication contains and analyses the outcomes of Rapid Gender Assessment surveys (RGAs) on the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in 45 countries, produced by UN Women in partnership with national statistical offices, governmental entities, international partners, or private sector. The report confirmed uneven pandemic impacts […]
Global Citizen solutions have ranked passports in terms ease of doing business, quality of life, and investment opportunities offered to a passport holder. Find out which passports they feel are the best to have. Consult the website for the full methodology.
Transparent: Creating Organisations Inclusive of Black Women in Finance, Professional Services and Big Technology. New from the LSE Inclusion initiative, this qualitative study undertook interviews with 44 Black women at various stages in their careers. It offers insight into why black EDI initiatives are needed, as the vast majority reported pay gaps and the need […]
A shocking report from Times Higher of a study showing doctoral students at high risk of suicide due to stress. The Co-op foundation’s Lonely but not alone campaign offers students forums of support and messages for those experiencing loneliness.
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Gender differences in subject choice leads to gender pay gap immediately after graduation. Data rich publication from IFS which explores differences in pay between male and female graduates and attempts to map them to the subjects studied at university.
Cross country comparison of gender pay gap reporting in six nations. From Kings College London Global Institute for Women’s Leadership. It argues that UK legislation monitors but does not rectify the situation. See the recommendations by downloading the full report.