Financial Reporting Council CEO Sir Jon Thompson says companies should be “actively championing” career progression for LGBTQ+ people.
This week the spotlight turned on LGBTQ+ people in business and whether they are treated fairly by companies. A report from the UK’s governance regulator concludes that many firms "need to go much further to foster inclusivity”.
The report, compiled by research agency The Good Side for the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), examines the progress made by LGBTQ+ people into senior leadership roles in business. It concludes there is much work to do.
According to the FRC's CEO Sir Jon Thompson: “Despite progress, many companies need to rise to the challenge by actively championing LGBTQ+ inclusion and progression.”
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