Tags: Inequality

Gender quota wanted to break glass ceiling

Nearly three-quarters of female managers say they still face gender prejudice that prevents them achieving promotion, suggest a new report by the Institute of Leadership Management. In the survey of 3,000 managers one in three women claimed that their gender had hindered their career profession, rising to almost half among over 45-year-olds. Half of female…

Following on from last weeks story highlighting that gender inequality is still rife in boardrooms, legal firm Everhsed has warned that The European Union could introduce Europe-wide legislation, introducing quotas for female membership of boards of director. Business minister, Lord Davies is not particularly in favour of this measures and has been meeting with city…

The media may be having an effect on the number of women who secure high-profile business roles, it has been claimed. Editor-in-chief of mydaily.co.uk Carla Bevan suggested ladies get "ripped to shreds" by commentators if they are seen to make an error. "The media today – and this is perhaps talking about more high-profile women…