Coaching could hold the key to boosting numbers of women on boards, given its ability to build confidence. Last month (October) the UK government revealed that women now account for 22.8 per cent of FTSE 100 boardroom posts. But progress remains slow and one reason, according to McKinsey’s latest Culture and Mindset report also published last month (October), is lack of confidence. Another study suggests that Generation Y females – in their 20s and early 30s – are best placed to be the first to break the glass ceiling. The report, The Great Generational Shift, which...

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