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17
Jul

The Female FTSE Board Report 2018 | Cranfield University

Women are still being under-represented in executive ranks, according to a new report. The report, conducted by Cranfield School of Management and sponsored by Aviva, highlights the lack of progress in improving gender diversity at the highest executive positions of FTSE 350 companies. Despite progress in female representation in non-executive board positions, the report identifies...
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27
Jun

FTSE 350 urged to step up to meet 2020 women on boards targets

FTSE 350 companies have been urged to step up at meet targets to get more women on boards by 2020. Data released to mark the halfway point of the government-backed, Hampton-Alexander Review, found that a quarter of FTSE 350 board positions are held by women, but there still remains ten all-male boards. The Hampton-Alexander Review...
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01
Jun

“All the ‘good’ women have been snapped up” is just one excuse for lack of women in FTSE boardrooms

“All the ‘good’ women have been snapped up” has been revealed as just one of the excuses given for the lack of women in FTSE boardrooms. Businesses also claimed that women “don’t fit in” in a boardroom, or that they simply “didn’t want the hassle of sitting on a board.” The excuses, given by leading...
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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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10
Nov

Percentage of women holding FTSE 100 non-executive positions is at all-time high

The percentage of women holding FTSE 100 non-executive (NED) positions is at an all-time high of 33 per cent, according to a new report. The Female FTSE report, by academics at Cranfield School of Management and Exeter University Business School, sponsored by Aviva and the Government Equalities Office, reveals that while the number of women...
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04
Aug

Male FTSE 100 executives paid 77 per cent more than women – and it would take 160 years for typical worker to earn equivalent

Male FTSE 100 executives earn on average 77 per cent more than their female counterparts, according to new research. The study, conducted by the High Pay Centre and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), also found that it would take 160 years for a typical UK worker to earn the equivalent of a...
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29
Mar

Schroders become the first FTSE 100 company to release gender pay gap data

Schroders has become the first FTSE 100 company to release their gender pay gap data, ahead of the new government regulations. The global asset and wealth management organisation has revealed a mean gender pay gap of 31 per cent, based on hourly fixed pay across its global workforce. Schroders also found that bonuses for female...
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17
Jan

BlackRock calls for an end to excessive pay for FTSE executives

BlackRock has called for an end to the excessive pay received by FTSE executives, ahead of critical shareholder votes to be held this year. In a letter to the bosses of over 300 UK companies, BlackRock demanded that huge pay outs for executives be stopped as well as excessive pay rises. The company also specified...
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