Women in Boardrooms

How to Bring Balance to Boardrooms and Beyond

Jayne Morris | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK
Jayne Morris

Traditional eastern philosophies explain that in nature all matter consists of feminine (ying) and masculine (yang) energy that change in balance with...

Davies Report Highlights Boardroom Progress for Women But Important Gaps Remain

Geraldine Gallacher | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK
Geraldine Gallacher

The workplace remains a heavily male-dominated environment and we all must continue to strive for a workplace that gives women a level playing field.

Women in UK Boardrooms at a Glacial Pace: Do We Care?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK
Margaret Heffernan

We find ourselves celebrating glacial progress, stalled in front of the question: do we want change enough? Do men and women both believe in the arguments for diversity strongly enough to accept the cost they incur?

Get More Women Into Cabinet, Cable Tells Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has openly called on David Cameron to improve the diversity of his cabinet by appointing more women. The Lib Dem business secretary's i...

'Impressive' Rise In Number Of Women Directors On Boards

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Politics

Women now account for just over a fifth of directors on boards of top companies after a "culture change" in British business over the past three years...

Tory Minister Suggests Women Don't Deserve To Be On Bank Of England's MPC

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Politics

Tory minister Sajid Javid has sparked controversy for suggesting that women did not "merit" serving on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee...

Cable Wants Women To Always Be Shortlisted For Boardroom Jobs

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Politics

Headhunters should put forward at least one strongly recommended woman on shortlists for company directors, a report for the Government has recommende...

Asa Bennett

100 Years On From Women Getting The Vote, Is THIS Progress?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron's all male government front bench at Prime Minister's Questions is one of the many signs of society's lack of progress in gender equalit...

Still 'A Long Way To Go' Before 25% Of Boards Are Women

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has welcomed new figures on the number of women on company boards, saying good progress is being made towards a target of 25% by 2015. ...

Are You Creating Your Own Glass Ceiling?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK

A massive 92% of British women are suffering from confidence issues that could be holding them back in the workplace, a survey has found. Nearly ha...

Needed: A 'Female Spring' to Let More Women Into Top Jobs

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK
Fiona Hotston Moore

Women can run countries, go into space and take combat roles in the military, yet we are still apparently too risky a proposition for the boardroom. T...