FT Women at the Top

Get an exclusive 10 per cent discount off the FT Women At The Top summit

Join us in October for the return of the FT’s summit on gender equality in business. WeAreTheCity members are entitled to a 10 per cent discount to attend.  Hear leaders share their stories of success and setbacks, learn from honest discussion about the obstacles stalling further progress, and take part in forward-looking, action-focused debate with...
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FT & HERoes reveals its Champions of Women in Business for 2018

The FT & HERoes Champions of Women in Business lists were announced today, celebrating role models who are driving the female talent pipeline in business. Amongst the champions are Brenda Trenowden CBE, Head of Financial Institutions, ANZ, who tops this year’s ‘100 Female Executives’ category; and Susan Robson, Principal Consultant, National Grid, tops the inaugural...
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Have you nominated for the 2018 FT & HERoes Champions of Women in Business lists?

Nominations are open for the 2018 FT & HERoes Champions of Women in Business lists. The lists serve as a vital reminder that, despite progress, there is still not gender equality in the workplace. The lists showcase role models by celebrating 100 female business leaders who are empowering women and elevating others as they rise...
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Female leaders boost the bottom line

Working in a diverse team is rarely as comfortable as being with people who look and think like you do. But a growing body of research is beginning to demonstrate that companies run by such teams perform better. This report by McKinsey used publicly available data from 2012-2015 to analyse gender diversity at the executive...
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27/09/2017: The Financial Times and WATC invite you to join us for the next Women at the Top Summit | Transforming Leadership

WeAreTheCity is delighted to announce that we will be partnering with the FT Women at the Top summit which returns in September to tackle one of the most complex challenges we face today: how to fix the gender imbalance in the top ranks of business in Britain and beyond. The composition of top UK management...
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FT journalists vote to strike if pay gap is not closed

Journalists at The Financial Times have voted to take industrial action if the gender pay gap at the newspaper is not addressed. National Union of Journalists members at the Financial Times have said that they are prepared to strike “should it be required” if women are not paid the same as men. According to the...
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Financial Times journalists could strike over gender pay gap

Journalists at the Financial Times could strike over the newspaper’s gender pay gap. Following from the BBC’s pay scandal, female employees at the FT are said to be prepared to walk out after discovering that they are paid 13 per cent less than their male counterparts. The newspaper’s union called a meeting on Wednesday and...
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UPstanding Leaders List celebrates top 100 ethnic minority executives

The first UPstanding Leaders List has highlighted and celebrated 100 executives in the US and UK who have achieved senior roles while also championing diversity in the workplace. Published by the Financial Times, the list features big names and companies from across the business world, including Bank of England, BNY Mellon, Google, Mastercard, Morgan Stanley,...
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