Deloitte has named its highest-ever proportion of female partners in the accountancy firm’s annual round of promotions but the pool of senior employees is still more than 80% male.
Harriet Harman has claimed campaigners calling for Britain to leave the EU are more likely to associate with an old-fashioned view that a woman’s primary role is in the home.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to radically reform gender recognition law for trans people, including those of non-binary gender, if the SNP is re-elected in May.
Several major UK banks including HSBC, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group along with the Lloyd’s of London insurance market have signed up to a new voluntary charter aimed at getting more women into senior roles in the finance industry.
Serena Williams waded into the tennis sexism row on Tuesday and urged Novak Djokovic to explain to children why male players deserved more money than their female counterparts.
Novak Djokovic has taken to his Facebook page to apologise for his comments over pay in tennis.
Apple shareholders have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that would require the board of America’s largest company to adopt an “accelerated recruitment policy” for minorities among company leaders.
The richest fifth of the population are worse off now than they were before the financial crash, but the poorest fifth have typically become better off, according to official figures which could spark controversy among anti-austerity campaigners.
The appointment of Sir Philip Hampton perpetuates the myth that women don’t make good business leaders – and is a huge lost opportunity
The government has appointed Sir Philip Hampton, one of Britain’s most highly regarded bosses, to push for more women in top management jobs at large companies.
Aston Villa appear to be closing in on sealing a permanent deal for Anwar El Ghazi after a successful loan spell.
West Ham United have been chasing Maxi Gomez, who has just been linked with Aston Villa.
Aston Villa are said to be interested in snapping up Maxi Gomez from Celta Vigo.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli came off the bench for England in their match against Holland yesterday.
Leeds United reportedly want to bring Helder Costa to Elland Road on loan from Premier League Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Everton boss Marco Silva is said to be keen on Memphis Depay, who has also been linked with a move to Anfield with Liverpool.
Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with Youri Tielemans.
Martyn Waghorn was at Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers from 2015 until 2017.
Wolverhampton Wanderers finished in seventh place in the Premier League last season, with Aston Villa looking to do the same.
Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa is said to be keen to snap up Ben White on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion.
The authors of a new report forecasting that it could take 170 years to eradicate the disparity in pay and employment opportunities for men and women have called for urgent action to close the gender equality gap.
John McDonnell has defended describing a Conservative MP as a “stain of inhumanity” by arguing that it is better if politicians are honest about the way they feel.
Harriet Harman is to launch a blistering attack on Theresa May, claiming that while she may be Britain’s second female prime minister, “she’s no sister” when it comes to women’s rights.