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NEWS - WOMEN IN BUSINESS

NEWS - WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Women now represented on every FTSE manufacturing board

May 15 ,2014 | by Hari Sri

Women now represented on every FTSE manufacturing board

A woman now sits on the board of every FTSE 100 manufacturer, according to UK’s manufacturers association Engineering Employers’ Federation (EEF) – but there is still much work to do.

Female representation is improving slowly at the highest levels of UK business, but few would disagree that there is plenty more work to do. Manufacturing is one of the industries that have faced difficulties in attracting female talent over the years, but new figures from industry organisation EEF suggest that women are now more fairly represented on the boards of major players in the sector.

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UK government creates new role to support female entrepreneurs

April 24 ,2014 | by Sarah Parkin

UK government creates new role to support female entrepreneurs

The UK government has created a whole new position in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to champion female entrepreneurs.

Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has been appointed by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to encourage women who are starting out on their own and investigate ways in which the government can support them. A former prison officer at one of the UK’s toughest gaols, Burt, who used to run her own business, will now champion women who set up their own businesses.

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Gender Pay Gap Debate Rages on ‘Equal Pay Day’ for Women

April 10 ,2014 | by Hari Sri

Gender Pay Gap Debate Rages on ‘Equal Pay Day’ for Women

8 April saw Equal Pay Day reopen discussion on the US gender pay gap. But how big is it really and what is being done?

This Tuesday was a symbolic day for American workers. 8 April supposedly represents the date until which a US woman would have to work to earn what the average man took home in 2013. Equal Pay Day, as it has become known in the US, has become a focal point for discussion about the gender pay gap which is still taking its toll, not just in the US but around the world.

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More Women On Boards Than Ever – But There’s More To Do

March 31 ,2014 | by Sarah Parkin

More Women On Boards Than Ever – But There’s More To Do

Inga Beale – CEO, Lloyd’s of London

 

More women are sitting on British company boards than ever before, according to new figures, but there is still plenty of work to be done.

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Headhunters Called For Transparency In Women Recruitment

March 20 ,2014 | by Sarah Parkin

Headhunters Called For Transparency In Women Recruitment

As the call for gender equality in the workforce rings louder than ever, headhunters could be expected to publish information regarding the number of women on their shortlists.

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Women Rise Up Forbes Billionaires List

March 04 ,2014 | by Hari Sri

Women Rise Up Forbes Billionaires List

In a record-breaking year for women in the world of business, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg is just one of them to make her debut on the Forbes Billionaires List…

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Women Lead the Way as UK Unemployment Falls

February 19 ,2014 | by Sarah Parkin

Women Lead the Way as UK Unemployment Falls

As UK unemployment figures fall, it seems like women are driving the recovery. A record number of women in the UK are in employment, full-time and part-time. We examine this fascinating development …

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Accountancy Age reveals top women in finance for 2018

Accountancy Age reveals top women in finance for 2018

Accountancyand finance magazine Accountancy Age has revealed its Women in Finance 2018 rankings, with top female figures from a wide range of finance firms, including professional services and Big Four firms EY and Deloitte, making the list.

The magazine put forward a list of female leaders to its readers and used their votes to identify the top 20 women across sectors such as business, finance, accountancy and the government.

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