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Women on boards
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30
May

How to navigate the glass cliff

When women in business finally shatter the glass ceiling, they are swiftly introduced to the glass cliff. This phenomenon describes how high-performing women promoted during times of company turmoil, when risk of failure is the greatest. Women are then more likely to be challenged by male investors, given less time to turn things around than...
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02
May

How to attract more women to your senior positions

The number of women in top company roles is increasing, but there’s still plenty more to be done. Chris Stappard, Managing Director at Edward Reed Recruitment, has this advice for businesses looking to attract more of the country’s talented women to their senior positions. The pressure is on for businesses to make sure they’re paying...
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21
Mar

France leads the way for representation of women on boards

France leads the way for representation of women on boards, according to new research released today. The research, conducted by INvolve found that women make up 40 per cent of company boards in France, compared with only 29 per cent and 26 per cent for the UK and US respectively. The research also found that...
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Women on Boards
08
Mar

Women On Boards launch bursary programme to support more women into the boardroom

This International Women’s Day, Women On Boards is launching a bursary programme to support more women into the boardroom. Women have been shut out of making the decisions that shape our world for too long. But that is changing. Women on Boards has helped over 1,500 women into the boardroom – women who are now...
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07
Feb

Gender jaundice | Blog post

By Aly Bowman, Chief Product Officer at Thomas International Many acknowledge there is a gender diversity problem in Britain’s boardrooms. This is reflected in the fact that less than five percent of executive directors at FTSE 250 index companies are female. But what are the reasons for the imbalance? Do men perhaps have better leadership...
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11
Jan

False economies and old boy networks

Article provided by Clare Martin, Group HR Director at Jardine Motor Group The Hampton-Alexander review’s 2018 report highlighted all-male boards across FTSE 350 continued to fall from 152 in 2011 to five in 2018, showing that gender diversity is being taken seriously. However, the sheer fact that there are reports still needed on this issue...
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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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