FCA's Megan Butler: Gender diversity progressing but 'sector still lagging'

Women in Investment Festival

Sophie King
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Speaking at the inaugural festival, hosted by InvestmentEurope and its sister publications Investment Week, Professional Pensions and Professional Adviser at The Brewery in London, the UK Financial Conduct Authority's executive director of supervision said the gender pay gap is primarily driven by the low number of women in senior roles. In her talk, 'Breaking the Glass Ceiling: an economic case for gender diversity', Butler said that most firms are taking action to tackle the gender pay gap, but the number females in senior jobs remained low. She said: "It's more that there are [stil...

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