Monthly Archives: November 2012

An invitation to Heather McGregor

The uncorrected minutes of last Tuesday’s House of Commons inquiry have just been published and sent to those of us who gave oral evidence, so that corrections may be made. One of the ‘witnesses’ on our panel was Heather McGregor, … Continue reading

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An appearance at a House of Commons inquiry

Yesterday I gave evidence to a House of Commons inquiry into ‘Women in the Workplace’, in a panel along with Catherine Hakim (sociologist), Heather McGregor (businesswoman and a committee member of the 30% club), and Steve Moxon (researcher and author). … Continue reading

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Our email exchanges with Baroness O’Cathain (updated 22.11.12)

[Note: this post was updated 22.11.12 with the content of another exchange of emails with the lady writing on behalf of Baroness O’Cathain.] On 10 November we put up a post about the final report of the House of Lords inquiry … Continue reading

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Our public challenge to Helena Morrissey

Regular visitors to this blog will be very familiar with the role of Helena Morrissey (CEO of Newton Investment Management, founder of the 30% club, mother of 9 children, champion kick-boxer – I may have made one of those up) in … Continue reading

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Arguments for ‘improving’ gender diversity in the boardroom

It’s perhaps a good time to consider the range of arguments currently being expounded for ‘improving’ gender diversity in the boardroom (‘GDITB’), because individuals and organisations are increasingly to be found in one of four distinct camps: 1. GDITB WILL … Continue reading

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‘Improving’ gender diversity on boards leads to a decline in corporate performance: the evidence

From time to time we refer to five studies which support the argument that ‘improving’ gender diversity on boards leads to a decline in corporate performance. They’re referred to in a number of posts, and have been included in a number … Continue reading

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Volunteers sought

This campaign is going from strength to strength, and our exposure and impact increases with every passing month. We’ve now reached the point where we need to call on further support to assist with a number of initiatives. The work can be carried out … Continue reading

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