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WOMEN ON BOARDS: More work to do

04 December 2015  

Elaine Banton looks at how much progress the UK’s biggest businesses have made in increasing the number of female directors they employ and highlights what they need to do next

The recent announcement by Lord Davies that Britain’s largest companies should increase the number of female directors they employ to 33% has garnered much media interest. According to his report, Improving the gender balance on British boards, the original 25% target has been met, with 26% of FTSE 100 directors being women in October 2015 compared to 12.5% in 2011.


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