Top firms tackle gender gap

February 2007
People Management;2/8/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p13
The article discusses how companies are reducing the gender gap between men and women in Great Britain. Several companies including BP and Goldman Sachs are committed to the government scheme to improve job opportunities for women by encouraging women to enter into jobs traditionally done by men, supporting mothers to return to work and creating better opportunities for part-time staff. BT, Centrica, Tesco, Royal Mail, the Ministry of Defence and the Metropolitan Police have joined the scheme.


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