Gender diversity

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What is the fastest way to achieve gender diversity in your company?

The FT recently reported on research done by Boston Consulting Group in the UK market. It found whilst senior managers were inclined to focus on recruiting more women, interventions to support retaining and promoting women already in the pipeline had a far greater impact. This resonates with our experience and other research: if companies aren’t [...]

What is the fastest way to achieve gender diversity in your company? 2017-10-04T17:03:18+00:00

Jennifer Thomas from Direct Line, aims for the top

Jennifer Thomas from Direct Line, a participant of The Pipeline’s Top Flight programme, gave Management Today an insight into her career path, the business case for diversity and how ethnic diversity is the next on her to-do list. Her own mentor is Karen Blackett, Chairwoman of MediaCom and the first businesswoman to top the Black [...]

Jennifer Thomas from Direct Line, aims for the top 2017-10-04T17:04:10+00:00

Women Count 2016: the number and value of FTSE 350 female executives

Research completed by The Pipeline suggests that there is a correlation between company performance and women in CEO and Executive Committee roles. Yet, women make up 16 per cent of executive committee members across the FTSE 350. And even less hold profit & loss (P&L) jobs. Just 6% are of women on FTSE 350 Executive [...]

Women Count 2016: the number and value of FTSE 350 female executives 2017-10-04T17:20:39+00:00

The Lord Davies review: progress with women on boards, more to be done on Executive committees

Lorna Fitzsimons, CEO and Co-founder of The Pipeline, comments on the five year summary of Lord Davies' Women on Boards review. Since 2011, the number of women on FTSE 350 boards has doubled. However, business needs to continue efforts appointing more women to Executive Director positions. Whilst the representation of women on the FTSE 100 boards [...]

The Lord Davies review: progress with women on boards, more to be done on Executive committees 2017-10-04T17:21:44+00:00