Women in the boardroom

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Women to watch in business and economic policy in 2022
While women remain under-represented at the very top, the Business desk casts its eye over the biggest hitters

Larry Elliott, Julia Kollewe, Sarah Butler, Mark Sweney, Kalyeena Makortoff and Lauren Cochrane

01, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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It is crunch time for humanity. We need everyone to start leading like a woman | Arwa Mahdawi
Every crisis the world faces is a crisis of leadership. The skills we need to lean into now are those considered ‘unmanly’, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

30, Nov, 2021 @2:24 PM

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Flexible working: ‘A system set up for women to fail’
After the pandemic more women are choosing to work from home but that choice could damage career prospects

Joanna Partridge

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Only eight of UK’s top 100 companies headed by women, report says
Cranfield finds progress on gender targets but still too few female chairs, chief executives and chief financial officers

Julia Kollewe

06, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Female directors still being paid a small fraction of their male counterparts
Gender pay gap among blue-chip companies far worse than in the general population, a new report shows

Zoe Wood

23, Aug, 2021 @5:15 AM

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Women participate less at conferences, even if gender-balanced – study
Exclusive: small changes in conference design can make big difference to female inclusion, say researchers

Natalie Grover Science correspondent

30, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Women unlikely to catch up with men on FTSE 350 boards before 2036
Gender parity prospects for top roles set back four years by Covid pandemic, resport finds

Mark Sweney

14, Jul, 2021 @5:01 AM

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City of London bosses’ pay could be linked to staff diversity
Bank of England and FCA say more needs to be done to include wider range of voices in decision-making

Richard Partington

07, Jul, 2021 @11:50 AM

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The more we see older women succeed, the more they will succeed | Gaby Hinsliff
Anne Robinson’s new job might not seem relevant to the average working woman, but visibility is vital to defeat ageism, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

02, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Smaller LSE firms lag far behind large companies on female directors, study shows
Study finds ‘permafrost’ of small firms that have not met Hampton-Alexander review’s target of women in one-third of roles

Julia Kollewe

16, Jun, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Shareholders urged to vote out Playtech chair over gender imbalance
Investors advised to oust female interim chair in protest against lack of women on board

Joanna Partridge

17, May, 2021 @5:18 PM

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PensionBee founder could be worth £140m when firm floats
Romi Savova, 35, set to gain as more than 12,000 sign up to be part of online pensions consolidator’s IPO

Hilary Osborne

12, Apr, 2021 @5:25 PM

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