We are the City – Inspirational Woman Series

We are the City – Inspirational Woman Series

Teresa Boughey MA FCIPD is founder and CEO of National Award-Winning Jungle HR, a strategic HR Consultancy Practice that works with Executive Boards and Leadership Teams during times of change and business transformation. Teresa has extensive Strategic HR experience, operating at a Senior level within a variety of industries and sectors including FTSE 250, Financial Services, Travel Industry, Private and Public Sectors and a Sunday Times Top 100 Company that grew 20 per cent year on year. Teresa has also been appointed to one of only 50 UK Female Entrepreneur Ambassador roles and is currently a member of the All Party Parliamentary Groups for Women and Enterprise and Women and Work. (more…)...
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Jungle CEO Listed in the top 100 Female Entrepreneurs

Jungle CEO Listed in the top 100 Female Entrepreneurs

A Shropshire based strategic HR consultant has been selected as one of a collection of the Top 100 female entrepreneurs in the UK, inspiring their peers and communities through their businesses and wider activities. Teresa Boughey, CEO and founder of Jungle HR and Jungle Diversity has been listed for her many voluntary roles including being a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Women and Enterprise and the APPG for Women and Work. Her contribution includes influencing government policy on changes required to support female entrepreneurs and women at work around training, mentoring, support and changes in corporate culture. (more…)...
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Stemming the Loss of Talent through Exit Interviews

Stemming the Loss of Talent through Exit Interviews

Do you really know the reason why people leave your organisation?   Understanding the choices that people make, the opportunities they seek and the reasons why they no longer want to work for you are invaluable in reducing turnover. Some organisations however shy away from this golden opportunity to seek feedback.   Exit interviews are often tick box exercises, conducted by individuals who fail to recognise the important of drilling down and establishing the real reason why people leave. (more…)...
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Poldark Actress Questions Gender Pay Gap

Poldark Actress Questions Gender Pay Gap

OK... I love watching Poldark! Equally so does my husband, my friends and my mother and father-in law. Yet even this addictive Sunday night viewing doesn’t seem to be unscathed from the ever-increasing diversity and gender gap debates. On screen of late, Demelza Poldark appears to be holding the fort in Cornwall, running the mining business as well as running the home and being mother to two. She is also seen positively influencing important wealthy dignitaries for her husband as he takes up his seat in as an MP in Westminster. (more…)...
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Gender equality in the boardroom

Gender equality in the boardroom

My take on Gender Equality is featured this month is Shropshire Business, I’ve heard some excuses in my time, but never those more shocking than ‘The Top 10 worst excuses for not appointing women executives’ which featured on BBC News (31st May 2018).  These so called ‘explanations’, from a range of chairs and CEOs were heard by the team behind the government-backed Hampton-Alexander Review, as the review reaches it halfway stage. The review was established to increase the number of women in senior positions and has challenged all FTSE companies to ensure at least a third of their board members and leadership are women by 2020. The Top 10 worst ‘explanations’ included: I don't think women fit comfortably into the board environment There aren't that many women with the right credentials and depth of experience to sit on the board - the issues covered are extremely complex Most women don't want the hassle or pressure of sitting on a board Read more in Shropshire Businesses...
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