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Helena Parry: True diversity is not just a numbers game

Diversity has become one of the most common phrases in today’s workplace, but, aside from a meaningless buzzword which companies use for PR purposes, it is still unclear whether businesses are actively trying to build a diverse workforce or simply attempting to make up the numbers. The introduction of quotas for females on executive boards,…

Quotas won’t help women in business, say Lords

Peers oppose EU plans to introduce quotas for women in business Ahead of the EU’s expected announcement of legislation to tackle gender inequality in the corporate world, a Lords Committee says today that introducing mandatory quotas for the number of women on EU boards would “generate negative perceptions amongst women and business leaders and would…