Breaking into the boardroom, tackling the seniority gap

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FTSE 100 CEOs are more likely to be called Steve than they are to be women, who account for 50% of the population, unlike men called Steve. The government has set targets for 33% of board members to be female by the end of 2020, and data released in July by the Hampton-Alexander Review shows the FTSE 350 could meet the target if current progress is maintained. Finance is making all the right noises too. It is promising that so many investment management firms have signed up to HM Treasury's Women in Finance Charter - which commits to accelerate the progression of women into senior rol...

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