It is understood that aides to Patricia Hewitt, secretary of trade, have met with headhunters to discuss how to improve the situation, The Guardian has reported.
The developments come following last week’s shake up at troubled retailer Marks & Spencer in which several female executives, including FD Alison Reed, lost their jobs.
Reed’s departure leaves just three female FDs in the FTSE100.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements