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 [...]

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….   […]

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. […]

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 [...]

Movers and risers: Clodagh Murphy


Timico Technology Group, the managed IT, internet and communications service provider with offices in Winnersh Triangle, has announced two heavyweight appointments adding significant combined experience to the company’s senior management team. […]

Movers and risers: Emma Eaglestone


Emma Eaglestone has taken over as lead director for JLL’s Southampton office with Michael Green stepping down from the role after 22 years at the helm. […]

Movers and risers: Karen Blackett


The University of Portsmouth has announced the appointment of Karen Blackett OBE, chairwoman of MediaCom, the UK’s largest media agency, and former Portsmouth student as its new chancellor. […]