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March 8, 2018
FTSE 350 featured
08
Mar

Record number of women on FTSE 100 boards

Women hold a record number of FTSE 100 board positions. According to new data more women than ever before are on boards of the UK’s largest companies. Released to coincide with International Women’s Day, statistics show that 309 women currently sit on FTSE100 boards – almost 29 per cent. The number of positions has risen...
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election Sophie Walker
08
Mar

Sophie Walker elected as leader of Women Equality’s Party

Sophie Walker has been elected as the leader of the Women’s Equality Party. Walker won 90.1 per cent of the vote compared to 9.9 per cent for Magda Devas, in the first leadership election ballot of members and supporters. Voting took place between 14 February and 6 March. Women’s Equality Party members and registered supporters were...
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international womens day logo featured
08
Mar

What does International Women’s Day mean to you?

Women’s equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing global attention on areas requiring further action. Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8, with the first day being held in 1911. Thousands of events...
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Woman on a ladder searching
08
Mar

Five steps for women to #pressforprogress in the world of work

This year’s International Women’s Day marks a day to press for progress and will see organisations across the world continuing to take positive action to support and progress the careers of women in the world of work. According to the Hays Gender Diversity report, 90% of women still perceive there to be barriers to their...
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veuve clicquot awards, champagne bottle featured
08
Mar

Finalists for Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2018 announced

Finalists for the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award have been announced today on International Women’s Day. The flagship Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award has two nominees for 2018: Ruth Chapman, Founder, Matches Fashion Liv Garfield, CEO, Severn Trent The judging panel noted how Ruth has successfully innovated the MatchesFashion.com offer throughout a period of change in the...
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