diversity, BAME

25 February, 2019

Business minister’s intervention on board diversity is long overdue

This weekend we learned that business minister Kelly Tolhurst has written to FTSE 100 chairs calling them out ...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

20 February, 2019

How to accelerate gender diversity

Investors and business decision makers recognise the value of gender diversity, including on corporate boards. Gender diversity is valuable to companies because diverse teams perform better, accord...
gender diversity

14 November, 2018

Success for women in the boardroom, but not necessarily as chair or CEO

There’s good news, but also bad news. The good news is that the number of women on FTSE 100 boards has reached a major milestone. The bad news is that the same cannot be said of the number of female...
Stobart Group, Iain Ferguson

24 August, 2018

Stobart appoints first female executive in board overhaul

Plans to overhaul Stobart Group’s board have come to fruition, with its first female executive appointed. Ginny Pulbrook, a partner at Camarco and co-f...
New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street

18 July, 2018

Shareholder proposals gain ‘traction’ during US proxy season

The number of shareholder proposals faced by companies in the 2018 US proxy season decreased overall, but research reveals that the average support during a vote lifted. Meanwhile, climate remains ...

7 June, 2018

Female non-executive directors ‘expect less pay’ than males

Female non-executives are asking for much lower pay than their male counterparts, according to a new study. Research into the pay patterns of 6,000 senior operational staff and board members by Nor...
executive onboarding, Fidelio

18 May, 2018

A practical guide to executive onboarding

In a time of rapid change it is clear that boards need diverse skills and profiles in order to maintain a competitive advantage. The same is true at executive committee level. The speed of change has ...
long-term value, EY

16 May, 2018

Why boards should be clear about long-term value

Boards are under pressure to demonstrate their commitment to long-term value creation and show how they are delivering it in a balanced way, within a framework that measures their success. Politicians...
Sir Gerry Grimstone, Standard Life

28 February, 2018

Board moves at Standard Life Aberdeen and Rolls-Royce

Standard Life Aberdeen Three non-executives and the chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen are to step down, as the business reorganises its boardroom following the merger of the investment gian...
Barclays

23 February, 2018

Barclays International reveals its gender pay gap of 48%

Barclays International, the investment bank, has revealed it has an average gender pay gap of 48%, a hefty differential illustrating the challenge facing financial services on equal pay. The figure...