Susan Ferrier

Susan Ferrier

KPMG Alumni

Articles by Susan Ferrier

People & Community

#IWD2017: all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action #BeBoldForChange

I have really mixed feelings about International Women’s Day and in the twenty first century we still need to pick a day to get the world to focus on something as fundamental as gender equality.

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How Australian women can be paid the same as Australian men

Gender parity and the very tangible exemplar of the gender pay gap is a shared responsibility of government, business, its leaders, and its workforce. Despite increased participation rates by women…

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Gender Pay Gap: trending down – but still 118 years to reach equity

Every year the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) marks Equal Pay Day.  This day represents the number of additional days in the financial year that women must work to earn…

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Women in the workforce: Australia’s great productivity booster

The Federal Government’s 2015 Intergenerational Report predicted that women have the power to boost Australia’s productivity by $25 billion if just another 4 percent of women worked or returned to…

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The gender pay gap: more than an historical anomaly

Today is Equal Pay Day. And it is not just a random choice that it falls, this year, on 4 September. Today is 65 days from the start of the…

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Predictions and possibilities of the future: are we there yet?

Late last year, in an article for Bloomberg Business, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, announced to the world he was gay. He is probably the first CEO of the Fortune…

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Equal pay – no small change

Yesterday, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released a detailed report on the gender composition of the Australian workforce. The data shows that despite the emphasis on gender equality in…

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