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FTSE 350
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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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17
Jul

Women are still being under-represented in executive ranks

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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09
Nov

FTSE 350 companies urged to fill senior positions with more women

FTSE 350 companies are being urged to fill senior positions with more women, in order to make the UK a world leader on gender diversity. A government-backed review is urging companies to renew their commitment to diversity, filling more board and senior leadership positions with talented women. Figures published today in the Hampton-Alexander Review 2017,...
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03
Jul

FTSE 350 firms urged to improve gender transparency

Business Minister, Margot James has urged FTSE 350 firms to improve their gender transparency. James is urging chief executives of FTSE 350 companies to be more transparent about the number of women in their leadership positions and hand over data to independent reviewers on increasing female representation in business. The minister’s comments come after the...
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29
Mar

Business Minister calls on FTSE 350 companies to improve diversity and inclusion

Business Minister, Margot James has called upon FTSE 350 companies to improve diversity and inclusion. James has written a letter to the chief executives of the UK’s largest companies to take up the recommendations in the McGregor-Smith Review. The review aims to improve black and ethnic minority progression in the workplace. The review recommends that...
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