Shifting the Needle: Strategic Female Talent Pipelining

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the UK’s Representation of the People Act. This legislation enabled all men – and some, but not all, women over the age of 30 – to vote for the first time, eventually paving the way for universal suffrage.

 

As we quite rightly remember and celebrate this monumental shift towards greater equality, we should pause and applaud how many businesses increasingly recognise that gender, race, and cultural diversity boost innovation and creative problem-solving. Put simply, it is proven that more diverse workforces create better businesses.

 

But what levers can a business pull to impact its mix of Talent quickly? Here, we evidence how a few simple actions can make all the difference.