Team working from home due to Covid-19

28 May, 2020

How will Covid-19 impact diversity in UK business?

Most now agree that we will be entering a "new normal" as we move out of the acute phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. For corporate UK, that may mean pivoted business models being made (semi) permanent a...
Parker Review, diverse boardrooms

19 May, 2020

McKinsey diversity report highlights growing performance risk

There is a stark warning in the McKinsey report on diversity in business. Those companies that are the least gender diverse are 19% more likely to underperform on profitability. That’s up on the 15%...
BAME representation, boardroom diversity

4 December, 2019

FTSE 100 boards fail to improve BAME representation

Fresh research concludes that FTSE 100 companies have failed to improve black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) representation at the highest level. Indeed, despite much discussion of the issue, the p...
boardroom

2 November, 2017

Work to be done on ethnic diversity of banking and finance

The talent pipeline in FTSE100 financial institutions is at its most ethnically diverse in four years, according to a survey. Consultancy Green Park found that the ranks of leaders just below the t...
BAME pay, business people, cheque, money, finance

19 September, 2017

PwC reveals BAME pay gap of 12.8% in bid to ‘shine spotlight on ethnicity’

PwC UK, part of the world's largest professional services firm, has published figures for the first time on the pay gap for black, Asian and minority ethnic workers, revealing they are paid on average...
Diversity, ethnic minority pipeline

17 August, 2017

Ethnic minority pipeline to FTSE100 boards rises; existing number falls

The pipeline for people from ethnic minorities to make it onto FTSE100 boards has improved for the first time in four years, according to executive consultancy Green Park, which has conducted a study ...
Diversity, ethnic minority pipeline

19 December, 2016

Top UK companies short of BAME directors

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diversity, BAME

9 December, 2016

Guidance on board diversity issued

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Sir John Parker

6 December, 2016

View from the chair: Sir John Parker

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Diversity, ethnic minority pipeline

26 August, 2015

Moving beyond gender

There was some fanfare in UK boardrooms over the summer when the government announced that FTSE 100 firms had hit the target set for them in February. Women now hold a quarter of board directorship...