Is property inheritance widening the wealth gap?

Whether we are increasingly living in a system not necessarily defined by class but by our inherited wealth gets a mixed reception from economists

Does who you are impact how well you sleep?

As with many things in life, your quality of sleep is affected by the situation in which you are born. So how can race, gender or income group have such an effect on the way we sleep and how much we get?

How ingrained bias is harming female healthcare

How unbalanced participation in clinical trials and a basic misunderstanding of women’s health needs have resulted in unequal levels of public care

Calling time on sexist stereotypes in advertising

New rules banning sexist depictions of women cleaning and men struggling to change nappies will force advertising to be more creative, instead of relying on harmful, outdated stereotypes

It’s time to tackle the gender pension gap

More needs to be done to ensure women are as financially prepared for retirement as men, yet experts remain at odds over potential solutions

Financial services missing out by holding women back

While corporate America has been making incredible strides in efforts for gender representation and equality, there is still much to be done in this arena, specifically within the financial services industry

Tackling the stigma around male infertility

Man sitting on steps

Fertility is a medical frontier where the gender gap is disturbingly wide and male infertility an under-researched part of the conception equation

Female inventors and gender imbalance in patent applications

Woman inventor concept

Patent holders are usually men as, for a number of reasons, women tend to go unrecognised as inventors