JUST 33 of the FTSE 100 have set targets to boost the number of female directors, as called for by Lord Davies in his recent review of women in the boardroom.
“Institutional inertia” is behind this lack of momentum, a progress report due to day will claim. Business secretary Vince Cable told The Financial Times: “We can see a discernable improvement but there is still a long way to go.”
The London Business School has said it is aiming for at least 30% women in its MBA intake, in line with chairmen calling for 30% of board members to be female by 2015, the Evening Standard reports.
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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