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Can a Dash for Business Expertise Solve Whitehall's Woes?

John Lehal | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Politics
John Lehal

Civil service mandarins have had a tough time recently. Many government ministers have seen civil servants as obstacles to their plans rather than team players and the media has taken Whitehall to task over pay, perks and benefits.

All Aboard? The EU Looks Again at Quotas for Women on Boards

Geraldine Gallacher | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Geraldine Gallacher

Merely sticking to the status quo will achieve little in progressing gender balance in the boardroom. Regulatory nudges have helped, with FTSE 100 boardrooms having risen to around 17% women, but something more forceful will be required to get anywhere near 40%.