Hampton-Alexander review, gender diversity

10 February, 2020

FTSE 100 hits target on female board directors—but challenges remain

The drive to increase the number of women in boardrooms may have reached a milestone of success, but companies have also been warned that the latest research has found a “concerning lack” of women...
Parker Review, diverse boardrooms

6 February, 2020

Parker Review reveals slow progress on ethnic minority appointments

Britain’s largest companies are failing to appoint members from ethnic minority groups, according to the latest iteration of the Parker Review. This year’s report, compiled by Sir John Parker, ...
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...
diversity, board composition

19 November, 2019

CEOx1Day: ‘Valuable perspectives and a fresh way of looking at things’

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gender gap

4 November, 2019

Mind the gap: enabling productive thinking to develop gender balance

Thanks to the tireless efforts of advocates in recent years, few business leaders can now deny the extent and impact of workplace gender gaps. Acknowledging a problem exists is a precondition for solv...
boardroom meeting with diverse board members, diversity

15 October, 2019

How companies can develop more diverse boardrooms

Diversity is well-established on the boardroom agenda—but many boards are still far from diverse. The number of women on FTSE 100 boards reached 30.2% in 2018, according to the third report of th...
Jacqui Ferguson, NED Awards 2020

30 September, 2019

NED Awards 2020: ‘Think strategically about how your company adapts’

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financial services CEO, technology

9 August, 2019

Financial services CEOs ‘lack technology expertise’

Do financial services companies need chief executives with a background, or expertise, in technology? As a sector increasingly dependent on advanced technologies to maintain links with its vast cus...
Kester Scrope, Isabelle Mettan-Ure, CEOx1Day, Odgers Berndtson

15 July, 2019

CEOx1Day: Giving future leaders a taste of the top job

'I hope she got a sense of the breadth of a leader’s role' Kester Scrope, CEO of Odgers Berndtson, on his day with Isabelle Mettan-Ure. At Odgers Berndtson we are very privileg...
businesswoman, gender, diversity

10 July, 2019

New threats to ‘diversity of thought’ despite better board composition

“We see some extremely good results. But there are also implications.” So says Dr Elisabeth Marx, a corporate lead...