But noises are not enough. KPMG deserves credit for upping the ante with its announcement of new partners this week: one in three are female. Other firms need to match that statistic and then improve upon it.
And no, we are not advocating positive selection that has undermined previous campaigns. We are saying appoint (or elect) on merit. If that means changing attitudes to flexible working among fellow partners, colleagues and clients, that’s no bad thing either.
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Carter Backer Winter has acquired Edwards Financial Services, expanding its financial planning department
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton