boardroom, male directors, investors, boardroom skills

19 December, 2017

Non-executive directors’ average age breaks through 60

The average age of non-executive directors has broken through the 60 mark for the first time, according to research by headhunters Spencer Stuart. In its 2017 UK Board Index report, 
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

5 December, 2017

EU proposal aims to prioritise women on boards and close gender pay gap

Legislative proposals aimed at narrowing the gender pay gap in EU member states have been published by EU commissioner for justice and gender equality, Vĕra Jourová. Jourová is also calling for ...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

9 October, 2017

‘Modest’ improvement in gender equality at board level, finds OECD

The lack of structural and institutional backing for women throughout their careers is identified as a serious obstacle to their reaching senior positions, according to a major report by the OECD. ...

8 August, 2017

Google employee fired over ‘gender differences’ email to staff

A Google employee has been fired over comments made to staff in an email, suggesting that gender differences in pay and roles were in part due to biological factors. The email, reportedly sent by a...
Maternity, maternity protection, pregnant businesswoman, gender equality

11 July, 2017

Germany: New equal pay and maternity protection laws approved

New laws to reduce gender-based pay inequality and improve maternity protection in Germany have been approved by the German Federal Government. The Pay Transparency Act, which came into force in Ju...
Dame Helen Alexander

9 November, 2016

Government advances plans to get more women in senior management

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gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

9 November, 2016

FRC welcomes Hampton/Alexander report

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