Monthly Archives: October 2015

The final ridiculous report of The Davies Review

It has long been known – from longitudinal studies – that there exists a causal link between increasing the proportion of women on corporate boards, and financial decline. In 2012 we published a briefing paper with links to five longitudinal … Continue reading

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Lord Davies of Abersoch is a blithering idiot

Our thanks to Mike for this. From the article, a reference to correlation, leaving the reader to erroneously imply causation, although it’s been known for years that the only causal link between higher female representation on corporate boards and financial … Continue reading

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Men will have to lose jobs to make way for gender equality: Transfield’s Diane Smith-Gander

Our thank to Martin for pointing us to this. The start of the article in the Brisbane Times: Men may have to move aside from high-profile roles in business and government to make way for women to move in, according to … Continue reading

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Helena Morrissey seeks female fund chief

Our thanks to Patrick for this. Two paragraphs in the FT briefing paper will tell you all you need to know about Helena Morrissey, the mother of nine children between 6 and 23: Helena Morrissey, who chairs the UK’s fund … Continue reading

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Sajid Javid, Business Secretary, wins a Toady award

We have this evening presented a Toady award to Sajid Javid MP, Business Secretary. The reasons are outlined on his award certificate. He’s a worthy winner.

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Lying Feminist of the Month – Samantha Beckett, Director General, Economics & Markets (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)

This is the first time we’ve presented this award to a senior civil servant. Ms Beckett’s award certificate, with details on why she’s won the award, is here.

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