Closing The Gender Pay Gap

Events | Closing The Gender Pay Gap

Organisations want and need to change, but with less than 10 months until the next pay gap reporting deadline, time is tight. Find out how you can accelerate your progress through a deeper understanding of the cultural reasons behind pay gaps at the next session in our free to attend Events at Cannon Street series on 27th September.

Join the breakfast seminar to discuss:

  • The real reasons for pay disparities in your industry 

  • The importance of cultural change to narrowing the gap

  • Why gender diversity needs to be priority for both business success and fairness

  • Practical strategies to start to tackle the issue within your organisation

Event Agenda:

08:30 – 08:45 – Registration / Breakfast

08:45 – Welcome Address

08:50 – Presentation “Creating an Inclusive culture at work”

09:20 – Presentation “Unmasking the cultural factors behind the gender pay gap”

10:00 – Closing Remarks / Networking

10:30 – Event Ends




About the speakers


Until 2012, Andrew Cocks was Group Head of Engagement and Employer Brand at HSBC and currently provides consultancy services as an affiliate  Questback. Andrew is an assessment psychologist with over 15 years of experience in the field of employee engagement, culture and change. During this time has helped a number of organisations transform their employee engagement programmes. Andrew led the European Employee Engagement practice at Watson Wyatt before moving to HSBC where he was instrumental in driving HSBC’s move away from traditional employee surveys to an integrated platform-based approach, including an innovative assessment of employee alignment to global Group values and behaviours.

Pooja Sachdev is an experienced organisational development (OD)/ HR consultant, passionate about helping people and organisations fulfil their potential. She has worked with a wide range of organisations from niche consultancies, film companies and public sector bodies to large multi-nationals in finance, pharma and manufacturing. She specializes in unconscious bias, gender in the workplace, culture, employee engagement and wellbeing.

Her book ‘Rewire: A Radical Approach to Tackling Diversity and Difference’ (published by Bloomsbury in 2015) was described by the FT as “the most refreshing approach to diversity I have read” (Nov 4, 2015). Read More