RCVS is a good place for work for women

25 Jul 2020

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The RCVS has been rated as one of the top medium-sized organisations in the UK for women to work in.

The college was rated fifth in the medium employer category (for organisations with between 51 and 250 employees) in the Great Place to Work Foundation’s Best Workplaces for Women awards.

The awards assess the quality of a workplace for women, examining factors such as pay, recognition, fairness, development, representation in senior leadership, and policies around leave and flexible working for those with caring responsibilities.

The RCVS says it has recently strengthened its policies around flexible and home working and also carries out regular audits on pay, other work-based benefits and recognition.

RCVS CEO Lizzie Lockett said the award demonstrated the great strides the college had made over the past few years to make the RCVS a fairer and more flexible workplace.

‘With a majority female senior team and workforce,...