The introduction of a gender diversity training programme tailored for your business needs is one of the first positive steps that your company can take to help attract, retain and progress your team whilst better understanding the key benefits of gender diversity in the workplace.
As an award winning diversity and inclusions provider, we offer clients a diverse supply chain as well as first-hand, extensive knowledge of how to implement effective solutions that benefit your business. Gender Diversity Training is just one cog in a large machine that is capable of powering your business towards a more diverse and inclusive future that will help you to attract, retain and progress key talents.
In order to have a fair and productive working environment, an equal balance of men and women is required. Yet despite working in the modern age, the todays workforce is not equal and balanced. Men and women are not hired at a similar and consistent rate, are not paid equally and are not given the same working opportunities with the same promotional opportunities. Gender Diversity in the workplace should mean that men and women are hired at a similar and consistent rate and are paid equally, given the same working opportunities and are given the same promotional opportunities.
Gender Diversity Training, as part of our diversity and conscious inclusion training programmes can help to improve your business on many levels.
Companies who work to increase the gender balance in the upper quartiles can expect to benefit from:
Reducing gender gaps in labour market participation, Science, technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) qualifications and wages, could increase the size of the UK economy by around 2% or £55 billion by 2030*
Increase office morale and positivity. If women have a sense that there is a chance to progress thanks to equal gender representation in senior roles then it can vastly increase productivity and positivity which can filter through the rest of the office.
Decrease employee turnover. Businesses with an inclusive culture are significantly more likely to have a lower turnover rate due to increased morale and equality. And a team that stays together longer more often delivers increased results.
Widen your talent pool. Businesses that embrace gender diversity training are opening their doors to a more diverse and stronger talent pool. One with unique attributes that a balanced workforce of male and female workers can bring.
Improved Reputation. A business with a strong record of gender diversity and equality in the workplace is more likely to tap into the female workers seeking a career with a business that has real opportunities for promotion and development.
Direct representation. Women influence over 85% of retail decisions so in order to have a diverse approach to your business goals, you need a diverse workforce.
Gender Diversity Training has gained prominence in businesses across the globe with many STEM Sector businesses promoting their diversity through annual gender pay reports and diversity and inclusion action plans. Gender can be a complex topic yet a misunderstanding of gender diversity can fuel negative traits such as sexism in the workplace, part of a wider issue with Unconscious Bias within business teams.
During our 16 years at the cutting edge of diversity training in the UK, we have supported the growth of more than 10,000 employees who have helped to shape the future of companies such as Atkins, Arcadis, Balfour Beatty, EDF, Kier and Mott MacDonald.
As a business which is both female-founded and owned, we offer clients a diverse supply chain as well as first-hand, extensive knowledge of how to implement effective solutions.
Our Vision: To live in a world where everyone brings their true self to work.