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Daughters – how to avoid working an extra 37 years

8 March 2021 |Our Views

As reported by the BBC today on International Women’s Day 2021, if women increased their pension contributions at the start of their careers by 5%, they could close the £100,000 pension gap that currently exists between them and their male peers. To achieve ‘retirement parity’, Scottish Widows points out there…
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Let’s take a right turn this International Women’s Day

7 March 2021 |Our Views

There’s some positive news to celebrate on #IWD2021. But just before I get to that – let me ask you: Is it more important to ‘do things right‘ or ‘do the right things‘? At WOMBA we see first-hand the energy and effort of organisations to become more gender equal. And…
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Why isn’t the gender gap shifting?

22 August 2019 |Our Views

The gender pay gap is proving to be very stubborn, even though many employers are making a concerted effort to close it. When I was researching this issue for our partnership with SheSays on their ShareBaby campaign two facts jumped out. The first: incredibly, there are still no sectors in…
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