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Sacha Romanovitch, first female boss of a major City accountancy firm, Grant Thornton, fired for pursuing a “socialist agenda”

Our thanks to James and Ray for this. Extracts: Sacha Romanovitch, the first UK female chief executive of a major City accountancy firm, will step down from Grant Thornton by the end of this year… Romanovitch said: “As we enter … Continue reading

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Target for women in boardrooms to be missed (at last, some good news)

A piece by Tabby Kinder in today’s Times. I’ve made a number of comments, and posted to links to materials including William Collins’s celebrated piece on gender bias in prison sentencing – here. I urge you to post some comments … Continue reading

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First sexist madness, then racist madness. Boards struggling to hit ethnic targets.

A piece by Gurpreet Narwan in today’s Times: Most directors sit on boards with only white members and many believe that their companies will struggle to meet the government’s commitment to ending all-white boards within six years. Britain’s biggest public … Continue reading

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Dr Catherine Hakim, originator of Preference Theory, to attend the conference

We’re delighted to report that Dr Catherine Hakim, a world-renowned British sociologist, will be attending the conference. She’s best known to followers of this website as the originator of Preference Theory in 2000, when she was a Senior Research Fellow … Continue reading

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Baroness Karren Brady interviews Mike Buchanan about the gender pay gap

I was recently interviewed by Karren Brady for her hour-long Channel 5 TV documentary, “Why do men earn more than women?” It was broadcast last night, and judging by the adverts before and during the programme, the target audience was … Continue reading

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Is this the first admission in the mainstream media, that increasing the proportion of women on corporate boards leads to financial decline?

Followers of this website will need no reminding of the causal link between increasing the proportion of women on corporate boards, and consequent financial DECLINE. The evidence for the link is here. I presented it to House of Commons and … Continue reading

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Meet Luo Mingxiong, the Chinese investor who says female bosses are bad for business

Followers of this website will need no reminding that we’ve been explaining since 2012 that strong evidence exists – here – demonstrating a causal link between increasing gender diversity on boards, and corporate financial DECLINE. While proponents of ‘more women … Continue reading

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