BBC top salary list: genuine gender equality or PR stunt?

BBC top salary list: genuine gender equality or PR stunt?

On 2nd July 2019, the BBC published its star salaries list where three women had ranked as top paid presenters for the first time. In light of this, HRreview asked me and other professionals in their field to pose the question of whether this is a genuine step by the BBC to rectify inequality within their company or a way of ticking boxes merely to comply to standards. (more…)...
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About Time Magazine – Top 10 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch 2019

About Time Magazine – Top 10 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch 2019

Thrilled to be featured in the #SheStartedIt100, About Time Magazine's definitive list of the top 100 professional women to watch in the UK 2019. From tech to media, this list is the who’s who on the UK’s most exciting, dynamic female leaders. I was featureed in the 2019 top 10 female entrepreneurs to watch in the UK: (more…)...
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HR Magazine – Some FTSE firms still taking “one and done” approach to women on boards

HR Magazine – Some FTSE firms still taking “one and done” approach to women on boards

  There are still a large number of FTSE 350 firms with just one woman on their boards, according to the Hampton-Alexander Review’s mid-year update. It has revealed that since the review and the Investment Association wrote to 69 companies with one woman or less on the board outlining their concerns in mid-March this year, 20 have now appointed women but 14 companies have not yet responded. (more…)...
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Training Journal – The Mentoring Manual

Training Journal – The Mentoring Manual

All too often, people blur the distinctions between mentoring and coaching, or interpret both of these learning interventions to be the same - however it’s important to be aware that there are subtle differences. Both are very valuable in the workplace, especially for creating an inclusive workplace, but coaching and mentoring have different roles to play. (more…)...
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Incentive & Motivation Magazine – Four ways to create an inclusive reward strategy

Incentive & Motivation Magazine – Four ways to create an inclusive reward strategy

The importance of a well-constructed reward strategy should not be underestimated. When an employee’s contribution is recognised, not only will team morale and productivity be much higher, but brand reputation will be boosted for both clients and potential new employees and you will be able to retain the best talent. However, when crafting and implementing your reward strategy it’s important to place inclusivity at the forefront. It can be easy to think you are being fair to all when really unconscious biases are skewing your judgement, or processes may actually only reward those who are always willing to speak up about their successes. There are many specialist organisations that can assist you with the creation of a reward strategy however not all organisations have the ability to make such an investment,  so here are some factors that you can include in your reward strategy to ensure every aspect is inclusive and offers everyone the same opportunities.   (more…)...
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Relocate Global – Helping companies to foster a diverse and inclusive culture

Relocate Global – Helping companies to foster a diverse and inclusive culture

Fresh from toppling two best-selling authors from three of Amazon’s business lists with her new book, Closing the Gap – 5 steps to creating an Inclusive Culture, Teresa Boughey – CIPD fellow, CEO of Jungle HR and policy influencer – opened Relocate’s Festival of Global People in May with an inspiring and accessible keynote speech. Marianne Curphey reports: "Inclusion is the role and responsibility of everyone at an organisation,” Teresa Boughey explained in her keynote speech on creating an inclusive culture. (more…)...
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