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Thu, 23 Feb


Room 605, Rolle Building

Tackling Gender Inequality in Plymouth

University of Plymouth, in association with Real Ideas and with the support of Interreg, address one of the most challenging issues.

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Tackling Gender Inequality in Plymouth
Tackling Gender Inequality in Plymouth

Time & Location

23 Feb 2023, 09:00 – 12:00

Room 605, Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA

About the event

Calling all HR professionals and business leaders in Plymouth and surrounding areas

University of Plymouth, in association with Real Ideas and with the support of Interreg, are bringing together a panel of experts to address one of the most challenging and complex issues of our times.

Gender Pay Gap data for the city shows remarkable trends that point to underlying biases which ultimately have a hugely negative impact on our wider economy. Many organisations in our city are making positive progress. However, Plymouth faces a gender gap in economic activity rates, with female economic activity substantially below male economic activity rates, and trailing national and regional comparators. There is still action to be taken.

This important event will bring together expert analysis with practical learning to take into your business. It is an opportunity to begin to reverse the effect of this inequity and improve your operating model. This session will provide a great opportunity for you to network with other HR practitioners and share best practice.

Please join us on February 23, 2023, 9am-12pm.

Limited spaces are available, so book early to avoid disappointment.

 Speakers confirmed so far include:

Anna Peachey, Economy, Partnerships and Regeneration Manager, Plymouth City Council

“The Gender Pay Gap in Plymouth”

Nicola Allen, Legal Director, Womble Bond Dickinson

“The Legal Perspective & Risks of Gender Inequality”

Prof. Richard Saundry, Principal Research Fellow at the University of Westminster

“Line Managers - Equality, Fairness and Capability

Dr Jasmine Kelland, Human Resources Lecturer, University of Plymouth

“Parental Inequality – Managing Fatherhood Forfeits and Motherhood Penalties in the workplace”

This conference will also include a practical opportunity to look at gender inequality in Plymouth and explore ways that we might address it.

Refreshments will be provided.

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Credit to Getty for the scales image in the poster.

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