Monthly Archives: June 2015

Chris Blackhurst, former Editor of The Independent, is presented with our Toady award

Three weeks ago we publicly challenged Chris Blackhurst in connection with an article he wrote for the Evening Standard, in which he urged Sajid Javid MP, Business Secretary, to pressure FTSE100 companies into ensuring that 25% of their executive directors … Continue reading

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Our public challenge of Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

From time to time people ask why we don’t seek to engage with government ministers privately, rather than issuing public challenges. The fact is we have sought to engage with ministers on numerous occasions since the establishment of Campaign for … Continue reading

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Our public challenge of Chris Blackhurst (Evening Standard)

This challenge relates to the drive to increase female representation on major corporate boards. I thought it might be timely to explain why we cover this topic so frequently given – as people sometimes point out – it would appear … Continue reading

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Our public challenge of John Timpson, Chairman, Timpson Group plc

For the past 30 years John Timpson has been Chairman of Timpson Group plc, a retailer with over 1,300 branches in the UK. The company has five directors on its board, none of whom are women. He has a small … Continue reading

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