Shaw Trust champions diversity: gender progress update

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Shaw Trust, one of the UK’s leading purpose-led organisations, has achieved one of its stated aims of driving gender parity within its senior leadership team. The charity, which supports more than 200,000 people each year through its employment, education and care work, currently has a workforce of 2,600 staff with 66% of employees women.  In […]

What did the Chancellor’s statement mean for women’s employment?

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Restart and the emphasis on the long term unemployed means that employability programmes will need to look at women returning to work and those who have been carers.  There was an increase in the National Living Wage which is a positive development for women who make up over two thirds of low paid workers. But that was balanced by the the Public […]