The number of women directors who now sit on the boards of Britain’s biggest companies has risen, a government report by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills showed.Monday, 7 October, 2013, 3:57pm
Iris Riesen and Candy Chung know what it's like to fly high above the glass ceiling.31 Dec 2012 - 4:58am
Good news on the affirmative action front last week, with a woman claiming one of the top positions in the financial world.
But that could be the start of a hard road as women now need to show how well they can contribute to the boards of listed companies.18 Dec 2012 - 3:59am 2 comments
The first woman to break through to become president of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants says women are poised to play an increasingly important leadership role in the accounting industry.17 Dec 2012 - 5:31am
The stock exchange will require all listed companies to have policies to encourage more women and people of different ages and knowledge to join their boards from September next year.14 Dec 2012 - 3:00am
Companies may be required to favour women over equally qualified men for supervisory board seats, as they strive to meet a 40 per cent quota for female directors the European Union set out in draft rules published on Wednesday.16 Nov 2012 - 4:35am