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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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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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Anne Milton says Sir Philip Hampton “doesn’t understand” barriers facing working women

Women’s minister Anne Milton has accused Sir Philip Hampton, leader of a government review of women in business, of failing to understand the barriers that women at work face. Her comments come after Hampton made controversial comments surrounding the BBC’s gender pay gap. Hampton, a high-profile businessman will be chairing a government review which investigates...
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BBC gender pay gap: Sir Philip Hampton says female presenters “let it happen”

Sir Philip Hampton claims that the BBC’s female presenters let the gender pay gap happen. Hampton, who co-chairs the government-commissioned review into gender equality, suggested that female BBC stars “let it [the pay gap] happen,” by not asking for a pay rise. He also went on to claim that he had “never, ever had a...
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More women needed in the FTSE 100 executive pipeline

More women are needed in the FTSE 100 executive pipeline, a new government-backed review has recommended. The review has proposed that companies listed on the FTSE 100 should have a voluntary target of at least 33 per cent of their executive pipeline positions filled by women by 2020. The independent review, headed up by Sir...
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Sir Philip Hampton appointed new chair of Lord Davies women on boards review

Sir Philip Hampton will now be at the helm of the women on boards review, which aims to increase the amount of women on FTSE350 boards to 33% by 2020. He will continue the work of Lord Davies, who launched the The Davies Review – a government-back commission. The review was first introduced in 2010...
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