Board diversity

Ethnic diversity in FTSE 100 companies continues to grow

Nearly all (97%) of FTSE 100 companies now have at least one director from an ethnic minority background on their board, a study by Thomson Reuters Practical Law has revealed.

"Diversity in boardrooms is not an option; it’s a strategic necessity"

We know that diverse boards make good business sense, but there was a 12% decline in ethnically diverse candidates for non-executive board appointments across the UK’s 150 biggest listed companies in...

UK ranks fifth globally for progress on gender equality

Gender equality has seen steady but significant progress around the world, according to new research.

What do inclusive cultures really look like?

Workplaces may be more diverse than ever, but true inclusion remains a pipedream for many

EU Directive demands third of board members are women by 2026

European employers will have to report minimum percentages of women on their boards following an agreement in Brussels by the European Council after a decade of preparation and numerous roadblocks.

HR underrepresented in FTSE 100 boardrooms

Just three of the FTSE 100 companies in the UK have HR professionals on their main board.

Is chief diversity officer a ceiling for black employees?

Black employees in the UK could be in danger of being pigeon-holed into diversity roles instead of taking on other C-suite positions.

White males dangerously under-represented at board level

White men are now seriously under-represented at board level, according to new research by men’s rights activists.