Are young people interested in politics? An important question as they are the future. We still need to work on increasing the number of politically active young people, as shown by Labour shadow cabinet member Ivan Lewis. I think young
It does not take much for figures on social mobility to astound our consciousness. Given one in every six children are still in relative poverty, it seems Britain is still a broadly unequal society. This situation underpins any modern progressive:
Back in May I was invited as a member of LFIG to a non-political reception for professional women hosted by Ernst and Young. The company, named one of The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women 2013, has been recognised for
At a time of high youth unemployment, with more than 1 million young people in the UK still out of work, there is a real need to create apprenticeships and find ways of getting our future generation trained and employed.
It’s not rocket science to say that at the heart of every world class economy there lies a world class education and skills system driving it forward.
Recently, Chuka Umunna rightly talked of the unacceptable “ceiling” women face in reaching the top of their business. Looking at the McKinsey report, “Women Matter”, we can see that men are three times as likely to be promoted into middle
by Eva Tutchell and John Edmonds; 19 November 2013 Men hold most of the positions of power in British industry. That is common knowledge but the full extent of male dominance is sometimes obscured by a cunning use of percentages.
The LFIG event with the Fabian Women’s Network at Labour Party Conference on women in the economy highlighted how slow progress has been in getting women into positions of power in businesses in the UK. I am pleased to say