gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

31 May, 2018

FTSE 350 bosses give ‘pitiful’ excuses for failing to hit gender targets

“I don’t think women fit comfortably into the board environment” is one of the excuses given by FTSE 350 chairs and CEOs to the team behind the government’s executive gender diversity campaign...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

30 May, 2018

Making a difference through diversity in the boardroom

We believe that better diversity brings economic as well as cultural benefits. The World Economic For...
women in business, gender pay gap, gender diversity, equal pay

18 May, 2018

LGIM launches gender diversity fund to promote women on boards

Asset manager Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has underlined the importance of women in the boardroom by launching the first "gender orientated fund" to  focus on UK-listed companies...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

18 April, 2018

Legal & General and investment group to ‘vote against’ non-diverse boards

The heat has been put on boards that fail to manage compliance with diversity targets, after key investor representatives issued broadsides against those with too few women in place. Legal & Ge...
HSBC

16 March, 2018

HSBC reveals gender pay gap of 60% but pledges to improve diversity

HSBC, one of the UK's most prominent financial institutions, has published an average gender pay gap of 60%. The bank's gender bonus gap is 84%. The bank admitted that it had fewer women in senior ...
Bronek Masojada, Hiscox

13 March, 2018

Hiscox reports an average gender pay gap of 31%

Hiscox, the FTSE 250 insurance company, has reported a gender pay gap of 26.2% on a median basis, and a 31.1% mean figure. The company's bonus pay gaps were, however, bigger: 49.5% median and 71.1%...
gender pay gap, gender diversity, women on boards

12 March, 2018

Top paid jobs dominated by men fourfold, HMRC reveals

Figures released by the UK government reveal that there are almost four times as many men on top pay as there are women. According to statistics released by HM Revenue & Customs, 618,000 men re...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

28 February, 2018

Board gender diversity requires a diversity of attitude

The #MeToo movement has driven a well-overdue need for women to feel empowered, after a litany of sexual harassment allegations in the world of showbusiness expos...
women on boards, gender diversity

22 February, 2018

Want gender diversity on corporate boards? Try a diversity of tactics

With proponents of board diversity now firmly in the majority, it’s time for companies to deliver. A

15 February, 2018

Stronger together: the wider benefits of women on boards

Gender diversity and stakeholder management are now top of the agenda for boards. Several measures have been taken over the years to increase the number of female directors. What, then, ...