More women please
Increasing numbers of women are being appointed to Britain’s top boardrooms, but FTSE 100 companies must step up their hiring if the government’s target of 25 per cent female representation by next year is to be met. The UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said women now account for 20.7 per cent of board positions in the FTSE 100 – up from 12.5 per cent in 2011.
Ann Francke, chief executive of the Chartered Management Institute, said the real issue is that the business culture puts women off entering the board.
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