Hampton-Alexander Review CEO warns more work is needed, while new research shows women leaders experience “everyday sexism” on a disturbing scale.
The drive to increase the number of women in boardrooms may have reached a milestone of success, but companies have also been warned that the latest research has found a “concerning lack” of women in other roles as well as high levels of “everyday sexism”.
Business secretary Andrea Leadsom revealed at the weekend that a third of all board positions in the FTSE 100 are now held by women, meeting a key target of the Hampton-Alexander Review that female representation reach 33% by 2020.
But there was an immediate warning about the low number of women in senior leadership and in key executive roles. The government says just 15% of F
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