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- August Lovenskiolds: Do men make better CEOs than women?
- August Lovenskiolds: ‘Women hate being CEOs – and they suck at it’
- White men ‘endangered species’ in top business roles as women promoted to senior positions – Tesco chairman
- Aviva plc: ‘Promote women or else’
- Monique Svazlian Tallon (Monique Tallon) is a blithering idiot
- Blithering idiots at 100+ organizations in the financial services sector are colluding with blithering idiots at HM Treasury to harm the financial services sector
- Campaign for Merit in Business referenced in a Guardian piece – MPs’ corporate governance inquiry: what are the key issues?
- The ‘business case’ for more women on boards – it’s enough to drive a man mad…
- The businessmen who dance to Helena Morrissey’s tunes are blithering idiots
- Mike Buchanan’s written submissions to House of Commons and House of Lords inquiries in 2012, and a remarkable admission by Professor Susan Vinnicombe
- House of Commons: Business, Innovation and Skills Committee inquiry into ‘corporate governance’
- Where are all the expat women?
- It pays to have more women in work, so policy must reflect this. Er… must it?
- EasyJet is offering 10 places for women each year on the easyJet pilot training programme and underwriting the £100,000 training loan. This is the ‘first phase’ of their long term strategy to increase the proportion of female pilots at the airline.
- We must do more for women entrepreneurs
- How to set up a small business. Take a big one and stuff its board with women.
- Laura Perrins: Female quotas serve only mediocre women
- CIPD survey highlights the ‘need’ for more action by employers to address ‘gender inequality’
- Will Ruth Sunderland EVER engage with the evidence showing that appointing more women onto corporate boards leads to financial decline?
- Six blithering idiots comment on the gender pay gap: Nicky Morgan MP, Carolyn Fairbairn, Ann Franck, Frances O’Grady, Kate Green MP, Regina Moran
- Valerie Curbelo, 24, threatened to kill everyone on US domestic flight after being asked to stub out cigarette
- Jo Pike, the Labour challenger of Philip Davies, seeks “to explicate the contested nature of power relationships played out between teachers, lunchtime staff and pupils within the spatial and temporal boundaries of the dining room” in four primary schools
- The Guardian: “Sexual harassment ‘rife’ in schools but largely unreported, study says”
- Canada: Justin Trudeau’s new ‘feminist’ plan commits 95% of foreign aid to gender, women and girls by 2022
- Labour picks Jo Pike from an all-women shortlist to challenge Philip Davies at the next general election
- Ex-page three glamour model Samantha Fox says David Cassidy (RIP) grabbed her breasts and put hand up her skirt in restaurant toilet
- NHS gender survey is given to ten-year-olds
- 6oodfella: #FeministsRuinEverything #03 – Sleeping Beauty
- Civil partnerships to go straight
- Wolf whistling and sexist remarks could become hate crimes in London
Monthly Archives: January 2013
The DBIS this morning issued an interesting press release, concerning a letter sent to the seven remaining FTSE100 companies with all-male boards: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/vince-cable-progress-still-to-be-made-on-all-male-boards What makes it interesting is that Campaign for Merit in Business has evidently succeeded in stopping even Vince Cable … Continue reading
Yesterday I debated the topic of ‘women in the boardroom’ on the Daily Politics show. In the studio debating with me was Heather Rabbatts. The piece starts with three pieces ‘to camera’ from three women. The first two are the usual … Continue reading
I’ll be debating issues surrounding quotas for women in boardrooms with Heather Rabbatts (link below) on the BBC2 show Daily Politics next Monday (28 January), possibly sometime between 12.00 and 12.30. http://londonspeakerbureau.co.uk/speakers/heather__rabbatts [Following material added 25.1.13] Last November I gave evidence to … Continue reading
We’ve demonstrated that the ‘glass ceiling’ is a myth, and that men in positions of authority, far from stopping women rising to senior positions, are actively facilitating them doing so, regardless of the relative numbers of qualified men and women available … Continue reading
Regular visitors to this site will need no reminding of the five studies we routinely cite, showing that increasing gender diversity in the boardroom (‘GDITB’) leads to declines in corporate financial performance. For new visitors, here’s a link to our … Continue reading
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has just enriched all our lives with the publication of a 67-page report, The business case for equality and diversity: a survey of the academic literature: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/49638/the_business_case_for_equality_and_diversity.pdf The content of the report is … Continue reading
That enthusiastic driver of state-sponsored feminism, the European Commission, isn’t giving up on the issue of women in the boardroom. Behind a new development there’s undoubtedly the brooding malevolent presence of EC Commissioner Viviane Reding. It really is about time … Continue reading