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3 04, 2017

Women in Business: Prime minister sends personal letter of support


The launch for the 2017 Women In Business Awards, organised by The Business Magazine, took place on Friday March 31 in the picturesque setting of The Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor – and the campaign has been personally endorsed by prime minister Theresa May. Over the course of the morning, around 100 female (and male) [...]

20 03, 2017

Windsor: Leona Shepherd, 3M strategist, is a launch event panellist


A member of 3M’s senior leadership team in the UK and Ireland, Leona Shepherd directs the company’s commercial excellence programmes including sales and marketing effectiveness, go-to-market strategy including e-commerce and has oversight of 3M’s customer service and contact centres. […]

20 03, 2017

Windsor: President of techUK is ‘passionate about championing diversity’


An experienced business leader, Jacqueline de Rojas is passionate about the UK, the technology industry and championing diversity & inclusion. She believes the UK can take its place as a digital nation of significance fuelled by the business builders of this country and supported by access to technology & talent. […]

21 02, 2017

Profitability through gender diversity


Nicola McQueen, MD of Capita Resourcing and winner of the Women in Business Awards 2016 – board level and senior executive of the year – will speak on ‘profitability through gender diversity’ at the IoD Berkshire’s Directors Briefing next month. She will discuss her own experiences of diversity on boards and why she feels it [...]

20 02, 2017

Opinion: Tamsin’s take


Tamsin Napier-Munn, who heads up our Women in Business campaign, discusses the importance of the returner – and why employers could do more to nurture this talent pool….   […]

20 02, 2017

SMEs admit they are not gender diverse, survey reveals


Over half (52%) of SME owners in the UK would not class their businesses as ‘gender diverse’, despite 65% feeling that enough is being done to encourage women into their sector. The results were obtained from the Close Brothers Business Barometer, a quarterly survey that questions over 900 UK SME owners and senior management across a range of sectors and regions. […]

20 02, 2017

Women leaders still scarce in tech industry


The latest Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table reveals that only 11 of the 100 fastest-growing companies in the UK are founded or led by women. Insurer Hiscox has crunched the numbers to see what they reveal about opportunities for female leaders in the tech industry, and analysed some 750 tech, media and telecoms companies that appeared [...]