Category: DIVERSITY BUSINESS

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IS THERE A DIVERSITY DIVIDEND?

Is there a diversity dividend? That was the question that posed in a special Talking Business programme from the World Economic Forum, in Davos. There is evidence, for instance, that boards of directors with greater diversity generate more dividends. That means greater returns to shareholders and fewer bonuses paid to managers. So, it matters who’s at the top. Yet, only 4% of bosses in the UK financial services industry and 4.6% of chief executives of S&P 500 companies are women, and there are just six black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. With respect to gender, there are numerous studies that...

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TIMES TOP 50 EMPLOYERS FOR WOMEN

Read the Times publication of the 2015 list   The Times Top 50 Employers for Women is unranked, and organisations are listed in alphabetical order below: Arup Asda Atkins Ltd BAE Systems Barclays BT Group plc Capgemini UK Carillion Plc Citi Credit Suisse Enterprise Rent-A-Car Eversheds EY Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Genesis Housing Association Goldman Sachs International Herbert Smith Freehills HM Revenue and Customs Hogan Lovells Home Office HSBC KPMG LLP Linklaters Lloyds Banking Group Marks & Spencer McKinsey & Company Mitie National Grid Nationwide Building Society Norton Rose Fulbright Obelisk Ofcom Olswang LLP PepsiCo Post Office PwC Royal Air Force...