Month: June 2020

Job listings reinforce traditional gender roles

Research shows that gendered language in job descriptions discriminates against women – but companies are beginning to address it   Traditional gender roles are reinforced by job adverts, a new study shows, which analysed 750,000 job postings by UK job board Totaljobs. Less than one per cent of the adverts …

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Investment fund launches for female-founded startups

Investment fund manager Innvotec is injecting £10 million into female-led firms to address the UK’s gender funding gap Alternative investment fund manager Innvotec launched a new fund today (29 June) to invest exclusively in UK female-founded enterprises. Its Female Ventures Fund (FVF) will deploy £10 million this year into early-stage …

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