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What outstanding traits do female FTSE CFOs share?

Exceptional adaptability – Hedley May interviewed 9 of the 14 women that were appointed to FTSE 100 and 250 CFO ...
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Goodbye, glass ceiling?

Female Group HRDs now dominate the FTSE 100, with 52 female HR Directors in the C-suite ...
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UK Regulators: seven actions to win the war for talent

The role of Regulators has never been more complex and society demands higher-quality regulation as a crucial step in rebuilding trust in UK plc ...

Pride 2018

Celebrating with Pride In celebration of Pride month we asked senior members of the LGBT community three questions.  Read on ...
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Mental Wellbeing

Dr Barbara Mariposa – Mental Health Expert and Thought Leader in the field of workplace wellbeing and Rachel Kelly – Writer and Ambassador for Mental Health, discuss the importance of tackling mental health issues in the work place ...

IWD2018

We asked eleven inspirational leaders three questions… ...
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Demand for Company Secretaries outstrips General Counsel as appointments slow to a trickle

The number of General Counsel appointments at FTSE 100 companies has declined from 13 in 2015 to just 7 last ...

Are FTSE’s fishing in the wrong pool for female CFOs?

There are more women on FTSE Boards than ever before but progress on diversifying the UK’s leading executive committees is ...
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CFOs – twice as mobile as General Counsel

60% of CFOs change with a new CEO, evidence of how much importance is placed on the two roles working ...

Gender Diversity: Moving the Dial in 2012

A year after the Davies Report, there has been step change in the number of women appointed to FTSE 100 Boards. However, 87% of these board seats are non-executive. So how much has really changed and what more needs to be done to ensure women are better represented at all levels in organisations? Caroline Waters OBE gives her view on the controversial question of quotas and discusses some of the key barriers to progress and how these might be addressed ...
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Diversity and inclusion applies to everybody, from the CEO to the janitor…

Helen Mahy CBE, former General Counsel & Company Secretary, National Grid and Rosemary Martin, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary, Vodafone talk to Nick Hedley about the practical steps that can be taken to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace ...
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