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  • Blog
  • 29th Nov 2022

How to deliver inclusive recruitment

Employers can unnecessarily put off or turn away appropriate candidates if their recruitment processes are not inclusive

  • Blog
  • 26th Apr 2022

Low-paid and low-skill women - moving beyond education

Recently we launched a global research programme aiming to understand ways to support low-paid, low-skill women progress into higher quality work, supported by JPMorgan Chase. Today we publish our review of the evidence on low-paid and low-skill women in the UK, France, Spain and South Africa. We focus on the…

  • Report
  • 26th Apr 2022

Understanding the barriers and enablers for women’s progression from low-paid and low-skill work

This literature review centres on the UK, South Africa, France and Spain, and first outlines the barriers and enablers faced by low-paid and low-skill women, and subsequently, identifies a range of promising behavioural interventions. 

  • Blog
  • 8th Mar 2022

Women only apply when 100% qualified? Putting received wisdom to the test

This International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate taking an evidence-based approach to understanding gender inequality in the labour market

  • Blog
  • 1st Mar 2022

Tackling long hours culture and presenteeism

Long working hours harm our wellbeing and our physical and mental health, as well as reduce productivity. They also damage workplace equality, as women tend to have less time to begin with due to disproportionate caring responsibilities, reducing their capacity to work long hours. So how can we create great…

  • Blog
  • 21st Feb 2022

Supporting low-skill, low-pay women to progress: a new global research programme

As living costs are set to soar this year with gas prices increasing across Europe, analysis suggests this could be devastating for people in low income households. Single-parent families - the majority of which consist of single women raising children - are more likely to live in poverty, and face…

  • Blog
  • 26th Jan 2022

Reducing age bias against older workers in recruitment

Over the coming years, we can expect older workers to make up more of our workforce, both as a result of an ageing population and due to rises to the State Pension Age. Therefore, it is critical to find solutions to the barriers that older workers face when looking for…

  • Report
  • 2nd Sep 2021

How to improve gender equality in the workplace - evidence-based actions for employers

A summary of evidence-based actions for employers to improve gender equality, part of a wider toolkit to improve gender equality, with guides on: How to set effective targets; How to establish diversity leads and diversity task forces; How to run structured interviews; How to use skill-based assessment tasks and How…

  • Blog
  • 2nd Sep 2021

New for employers: updated evidence on what works to reduce the Gender Pay Gap

We’ve recently wrapped-up a large-scale ‘Gender and Behavioural Insights’ (GABI) research programme, a collaboration with the Government Equalities Office to investigate what works to improve gender equality in the workplace. Our work has yielded some interesting insights. For instance, we found that  unconscious bias training does not change attitudes in…

  • Report
  • 2nd Sep 2021

How to set effective targets

Five steps for setting effective targets for gender representation and equality