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    1. Women Hold Third of Board Roles at FTSE 100 Firms

      Women Hold Third of Board Roles at FTSE 100 Firms

      Women hold third of board roles at FTSE 100 firms 8 February 2020 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright Getty Images One in three board positions at the UK's biggest companies is now held by a woman, a government-backed review has found. The Hampton-Alexander Review latest report found 349 women currently sit on boards at FTSE 100 firms. The government said the review's "fantastic work" had seen it hit the target almost a year early...

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    2. 100 Women: Do Women on Boards Increase Company Profits?

      100 Women: Do Women on Boards Increase Company Profits?

      Can women change the world in a week? Of course, there are many other - and some say better - reasons to argue for gender equality, but we wanted to look at whether this broadly accepted claim is true - does having more women on the board really mean the company makes more money? Academics have warned against jumping to simple conclusions...

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    3. Barclays Boss Set for Shareholder Grilling at AGM

      Barclays Boss Set for Shareholder Grilling at AGM

      Barclays boss sees off shareholder rebellion 10 May 2017 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright PA Image caption Jes Staley has apologised for his actions The head of Barclays has been re-elected to the board, after seeing off the threat of a shareholder rebellion. Jes Staley was facing investors for the first time since it emerged he had attempted to find out the identity of a whistleblower at the bank...

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    4. Alliance Trust Seeks to Recruit More Women for Their Board

      Alliance Trust Seeks to Recruit More Women for Their Board

      Alliance Trust seeks to recruit women after board shake-up 5 March 2016 From the section Scotland business Image copyright Google Alliance Trust, the Dundee fund management firm, wants to recruit women to the board, after three women were ousted from it. Lord Smith of Kelvin, who recently joined as chairman, said he was aware of the need to recruit women to the seven-man board. The firm has a strong track record of women in charge.....

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