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Women in Finance Charter
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14
Mar

Women in Finance Charter has increased female representation in the City

HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter has helped to increase female representation in the City. The announcement marks the launch of the second Women in Finance Charter Annual Review. It shows that female representation in senior management at firms who have signed up to the charter is rising, with 86 per cent of signatories having...
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Theresa May
16
Mar

Prime Minister backs Women in Finance Charter, as over 200 companies sign

Prime Minister Theresa May has backed the Women in Finance Charter, as over 200 companies sign. A further 45 companies have signed up to the charter, including Goldman Sachs, UBS, Sainsbury’s Bank and Visa. The charter now covers over 650,000 financial services employees in the UK. The announcement coincides with the launch of the first...
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15
Feb

MP Nicky Morgan puts pressure on firms to join Women in Finance charter

Conservative MP Nicky Morgan has put pressure on firms to sign up to the Women in Finance charter. Morgan wrote to over 30 finance firms, including Goldman Sachs, Invesco Perpetual and NFU Mutual, urging them to sign the charter and pledge to improve gender balance within their organisations. In the letter, Morgan wrote, “The progress...
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10
Nov

Over 160 firms are now signed up to the Women in Finance Charter

Over 160 firms have now signed up to the Women in Finance Charter, pledging to improve gender balance within their organisations. A further 26 firms have signed up to the Charter taking the total up to 162 companies, covering over 600,000 UK financial services employees. Bank of England, Deloitte and Tesco Bank have joined the...
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23
Oct

Women in Finance inquiry launched by the Treasury Committee

A ‘Women in Finance’ inquiry has been launched by the Treasury Committee, to identify the barriers to women within the financial services industry. The Treasury Select Committee (TSC) will look at the gender balance in the financial industry and try to establish why women are less likely to occupy senior roles. The inquiry will focus...
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11
Jul

Government’s diversity initiative gathers pace as KPMG, Post Office and Axa become the latest to sign Women in Finance Charter

The government’s push for greater diversity in the financial sector is gathering pace, as KPMG, Post Office and Axa become the latest to sign the Women in Finance Charter. Over two-thirds of finance firms believe that signing up to the Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter will lead to permanent and sustainable change in gender diversity...
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22
Mar

Almost half of UK financial services staff covered by Women in Finance Charter

Almost half of the UK’s financial services staff are now covered by the Women in Finance Charter, aiming to tackle gender inequality in financial services. Another 33 firms have signed up to the government’s charter, covering an extra 33,000 employees. The latest signatories include CYBG, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Canada, VocaLink...
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25
Jan

Diane Côté, London Stock Exchange Group: “You won’t change culture from the bottom up” | Women in Finance Summit

Senior business leaders, diversity and HR heads, and delegates across the financial world joined together at the 2017 Women in Finance Summit to discuss diversity and how to increase female representation within the industry. Held at Bloomberg’s European Headquarters in London, the summit was moderated by Helena Morrissey CBE and featured keynote speakers from across...
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