All business leaders should be focusing on improving gender equality in their businesses. Intelligent business decision-makes know that achieving gender equality is not only ethical, but it gives the business access to a bigger, more diverse talent pool, essential to stay ahead of competitors.
Gender pay gap reporting is just the start of tackling gender diversity, argues KPMG’s Ingrid Waterfield. It’s the action that businesses take based on these insights that will set them apart. With government figures showing the average British woman still earns 81p to every £1 earned by a man, it’s clear that more needs to be done to back up the positive rhetoric we’re hearing from many senior management teams about tackling gender equality in the workplace.