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Gender Pay Gap – what does it all mean?

After a huge build-up the deadline has passed. So what have we learnt? Firstly, more than three quarters of Britain’s organisations have a gap that favours men. Although there’s been significant debate that the metric is too basic to measure what’s really happening with women and men at work, the good thing is that it [...]

Gender Pay Gap – what does it all mean? 2018-04-05T16:10:13+00:00

Alison Davies from Saga on her promotion and the role of confidence for women executives

We caught up with Alison Davies who is now the Chief Operating Officer for Saga Services and Director of Contact Centre Operations for the Saga Group. She talked about her career aspirations, her ambitions for Saga and how confidence, bravery and being prepared to take risks are key to women executives achieving their goals.   [...]

Alison Davies from Saga on her promotion and the role of confidence for women executives 2018-01-17T15:07:27+00:00

Gill Baker, Director at E.ON, on leading huge infrastructure projects and career advice that makes a difference

What’s your new job? I’ve led our Field Operations at E.ON for two years now and recently been made Director of Field Operations and Smart Metering where I make sure all of our 7 million customers receive accurate bills and have access to a new self-reading Smart meter. In that role, I’m responsible for over [...]

Gill Baker, Director at E.ON, on leading huge infrastructure projects and career advice that makes a difference 2017-11-30T11:47:03+00:00

Robust action needed to meet Government’s target for Women in FTSE Leadership roles

We at The Pipeline welcome today's Hampton-Alexander Review 'FTSE Women Leaders'. Sadly it reflected our findings in Women Count 2017 earlier this year that, despite significant efforts, women make up only 16% of FTSE 350 Executive Committees and a tiny 8% of executive directors on main plc boards. This is why it is so important [...]

Robust action needed to meet Government’s target for Women in FTSE Leadership roles 2018-01-18T14:28:07+00:00

Nicola Johnson, Director at E.ON, on her recent promotion and top three career tips

Nicola Johnson, Director at E.ON and currently on Top Flight, tells us all about her recent promotion and shares what's helped her achieve her career goals so far. What’s your new job? I’m the Director of Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Engineering Governance at E.ON. It’s a critical job not least because I have the [...]

Nicola Johnson, Director at E.ON, on her recent promotion and top three career tips 2017-11-30T11:49:29+00:00

Jasvinder Gakhal, Direct Line for Business Director, shares the secrets of her success

Jasvinder Gakhal, an alumni of The Pipeline and Director of Direct Line for Business, was interviewed by the Evening Standard. As she talked about her success and shared insights from her career, three highlights stood out for us: You’re the person in control of your career progression. The organisation has a joint responsibility for your [...]

Jasvinder Gakhal, Direct Line for Business Director, shares the secrets of her success 2017-10-11T11:31:43+00:00

What is the fastest way to achieve gender diversity in your company?

The FT recently reported on research done by Boston Consulting Group in the UK market. It found whilst senior managers were inclined to focus on recruiting more women, interventions to support retaining and promoting women already in the pipeline had a far greater impact. This resonates with our experience and other research: if companies aren’t [...]

What is the fastest way to achieve gender diversity in your company? 2017-10-04T17:03:18+00:00

Four steps to improve your organisation’s gender diversity

Having worked with a wide range of clients helping them increase the number of women in senior roles, we are often asked for our top tips. Based on research and our hands-on experience there are four key actions that stand out. Buy-in from the CEO and executive committee Improving gender diversity is only possible with [...]

Four steps to improve your organisation’s gender diversity 2017-10-04T17:03:47+00:00

Jennifer Thomas from Direct Line, aims for the top

Jennifer Thomas from Direct Line, a participant of The Pipeline’s Top Flight programme, gave Management Today an insight into her career path, the business case for diversity and how ethnic diversity is the next on her to-do list. Her own mentor is Karen Blackett, Chairwoman of MediaCom and the first businesswoman to top the Black [...]

Jennifer Thomas from Direct Line, aims for the top 2017-10-04T17:04:10+00:00

New year resolutions for you at work: get a promotion and a pay rise

Lorna Fitzsimons, CEO and Co-founder of The Pipeline, was asked by FT Money for her opinion on how you can change the way you manage your money in 2017. Whilst responses from other experts gave excellent suggestions, many focused on savings, pensions, property and mortgages. Lorna highlighted how you can increase your value by taking charge [...]

New year resolutions for you at work: get a promotion and a pay rise 2017-10-04T17:04:56+00:00