Tags: Appointments

Companies should take a more widespread approach to increasing boardroom diversity than simply concentrating on introducing more women to executive positions, it has been suggested. Institute of Directors spokesman Alistair Tebbit acknowledged that it is important to ensure that more female workers occupy senior roles in leading businesses, but called for additional "diversity of skills…

Following the news that Lord Davies is set to spearhead a new inquiry into why there are so few women in top positions in business, ministers have said that half of all new appointments to the boards of public bodies should be women by 2015. Audrey Williams, head of discrimination law at international law firm…