'Sexism in the city': Parliament calls on firms for evidence

The financial services sector has until 1 September to submit evidence

Sahar Nazir
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The Treasury Committee is calling for evidence on the barriers faced by women working in financial services as it launches an inquiry into sexism in the sector.

As part of the inquiry, the committee will examine the progress made in removing gender pay gaps, and the role advice firms, the government and regulators should play to tackle sexual harassment and misogyny. Firms have until 1 September 2023 to submit evidence. The committee said it is particularly looking to hear from women working in, or having worked in, financial services. MPs will investigate whether careers in financial services should be marketed to a more diverse base of individuals, as well as how regulators and the government should ensure cultures and policies support wome...

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