Join the Women’s Trade Network.

 

Joining the Women’s Trade Network shows your commitment to addressing gender imbalance in the industry and desire to enact social change. 

 

All member organisations sign up to the Women’s Trade Network Pledge, committing to remove barriers, empower and support, and increase access for women to enter and remain in the industry.

The Network.

The Women's Trade Network is founded and supported by some of the largest organisations in the industry. 

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Our partners' role.

As a nationwide initiative, The Women's Trade Network will provide access to information, training and opportunities for work expereince to women who want to start a career in trade. 

Our partners provide support outside of the training to increase diversity in the industry by creating additional awareness of the programme, offering best practice advice and sharing job opportunities through the network.

All of our partners sign the Women's Trade Network Pledge to commit to achievable goals and make a change in the industry. 

Will you be part of the change?

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The Pledge.

Remove barriers.

We commit to ensuring an inclusive workplace, offering flexible working arrangements, equal pay and equal opportunities

We commit to sharing best practices with fellow Women’s Trade Network organisations, as well as the wider industry, to support long term change in the sector and remove barriers industry-wide

Empower and support.

We will offer support and help to build a network of role models and mentors for women entering the profession

We will spread awareness and highlight the variety of roles available to women through our communications channels, partners, networks and residents

Increase access.

We commit to sharing job opportunities, including apprenticeships and traineeships, with women who have been through the programme when a relevant position becomes available

We will provide residents with the ability to request female-operatives and assign work orders to women in those cases

Benefits.

To support your involvement we will.

Include your logo on the Women’s Trade Network website with a direct link to your website

Include your logo on marketing materials for the campaign

Offer national, local and trade media coverage of your participation

Namecheck your brand in social media mentions

Provide a support pack with all the marketing and PR materials you need to spread the word and showcase your commitment to diversifying the sector

Provide a dedicated Women's Trade Network logo for your website, social channels and marketing materials to highlight your involvement

Supporting Partners.

Join these organisations in signing the pledge and begin making a difference today.

 

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Register to become a partner.

We want to work with partners who share our vision on this issue, who are passionate about increasing female representation in trades and who want to make a long-term change to the industry. Register to sign up to the Pledge and start making a difference.