The Diversity and Inclusion Finance Forum 2021 ‒ a year in review – Mortgage Solutions

The Diversity and Inclusion Finance Forum 2021 ‒ a year in review – Mortgage Solutions

Unequal pay and part-time employment are the foundations of gender inequality at work. Mortgage lenders must reassess affordability checks to guard against financial discrimination
• Visibility is key when it comes to pay increases and promotions, so hybrid working from home arrangements are likely to undermine equality efforts further. Guard against this
• Salary secrecy contributes to unequal pay so be explicit on pay when recruiting
• Our speaker warned employers not automatically target those on furlough for redundancy because that would overwhelmingly hit women
• Every organisation should have a trained individual able to signpost toward immediate help if a victim of domestic abuse asks for support

Advice to improve financial outcomes for D&I employees

https://www.mortgagesolutions.co.uk/better-business/2021/10/13/the-diversity-and-inclusion-finance-forum-2021-a-year-in-review/

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