You may have heard last week that according to the World Economic Forum, it’s going to be 117 years before we gain gender parity in the workplace globally. When I hear these figures, I find it desperately disheartening. However, I am hoping for the snowball effect, as the tiny snowball rolls down the hill it gets […]
Last week, I ran my Female Breadwinners Leadership Success programme and an important part of the day was a session on financial management. You may ask, why I felt the need to include this. Well it’s because women breadwinners need to manage their money effectively and earn more. Shockingly, even in 2013 on average women […]
It’s no surprise to us women that men are earning more, but the most recent report stating that High-flying women will typically be paid around £142,000 less in bonuses than a man doing exactly the same job brings it into sharp focus.
With the increase in dual income households and women main earners, many homes now have a gap, which would have been traditionally filled by the role of ‘wife’. Women are typically earning 80% of their male counterparts and can’t always afford to outsource the activities of that role, such as housework, childcare and cooking, and […]
Many British couples are burying their heads in the sand over their financial situations. One in seven (14 per cent) couples over the age of 40 – or around 4.22 million people – admit they have never discussed their finances, according to research from Prudential. Fears about having awkward conversations drives this behaviour, with 15 […]