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    1. August 24, 2016

      Male-dominated workplace culture alienates talented women

      There is much concern about why women are not making it to the top of organisations and professions. Equal numbers of...

    2. August 23, 2016

      The UK’s slow march to gender pay equality

      The journey towards gender pay equality in the British workplace is proving stubbornly slow. Nearly half a century...

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    1. August 23, 2016

      Wage gap for UK women unchanged in 20 years

      The pay gap in the UK between men and women with higher level qualifications has not changed for 20 years, despite...

    2. August 15, 2016

      Women over 70 pay a premium for new cars

      Female drivers over the age of 70 are being charged more for new cars than other groups, according to business school...

    3. August 14, 2016

      ‘We Were Feminists Once’ by Andi Zeisler

      Feminism is back, and this time it is big business. Back in 2013, Beyoncé was asked whether she would embrace the...

    4. August 12, 2016

      A corporate separation sparked by an office romance

      This is the story of a corporate romance, but it is no fairytale. Once upon a time, Tim Mayopoulos and Heather Russell...

    5. August 7, 2016

      Equal pensions case poses £13bn threat to UK companies

      A Lloyds Bank trade union is launching legal action to close a multimillion- pound pension pay gap for women in a case...

    6. August 6, 2016

      The false assumptions that say sexism is all over

      What is holding women back in the workplace? If you ask Kevin Roberts, the outgoing Saatchi & Saatchi chairman, the...

    7. August 3, 2016

      Saatchi chairman quits after gender row

      The chairman of advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi will step down, after a storm over comments he made belittling the...

    8. July 31, 2016

      Female CEOs are fascinating, as Marissa Mayer knows

      In 1985, when I became a journalist, I was invited to join a group of female colleagues who met regularly to discuss...

    9. July 28, 2016

      Hillary Clinton’s feat highlights workplace sexism

      Hillary Clinton smashed one of the remaining glass ceilings in politics this week, when she became the first woman to...

    10. July 26, 2016

      Sexist stereotyping plagued Marissa Mayer at Yahoo

      “I’m a dirty old man and you look attractive, Marissa.” They were the words that greeted Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief...

    11. July 21, 2016

      Women do not win when women lead

      The online news site BuzzFeed ran a funny post last week on what the media would say if it applied its coverage of...

    12. July 17, 2016

      How couples stay married to the job and each other

      Summer party invitations can be delightful if yours is the name on the invitation. Work events are potentially fun and...

    13. July 14, 2016

      From Theresa May to Hillary Clinton: the march of the sisterhood

      Are women about to rule the world? You might think so if you’ve been watching the schoolboy squabbles over Brexit that...

    14. July 10, 2016

      The Labour party’s trouble with female leaders

      Things go from bad to worse in the Labour party. The vote to leave the EU was bad enough, followed by a collapse in...

    15. July 8, 2016

      British army gives women combat role

      Women serving in the British army will for the first time be allowed to engage in frontline combat operations. David...

    16. July 3, 2016

      There is a tax on being different

      In 1958, my father graduated from secondary school as the highest-achieving student in the state of Kansas, earning a...

    17. June 28, 2016

      Box office gold — Julia Hartz, CEO, Eventbrite

      Julia Hartz is sitting on an egg-yolk yellow chair in a room painted grey and white, with the straight-backed poise of...

    18. June 23, 2016

      At Work with the FT: Revd Sally Muggeridge, St Stephen Walbrook

      Sally Muggeridge is about to be “priested”. The term is archaic. But given that Revd Muggeridge is a 66-year-old woman,...

    19. June 23, 2016

      Sexist dress codes cripple women

      I’ve mentioned before my contempt of foolish social dress codes that hamper women’s working lives. On that occasion I...

    20. June 23, 2016

      Technology start-ups pledge to increase US diversity

      Technology start-ups from Airbnb to Zynga have pledged to improve diversity by hiring more women and minorities to make...

    21. June 20, 2016

      The Café at Foyles, London

      Where 107 Charing Cross Road WiFi/Plug sockets Yes Espresso £2.50 Open 9.30am-8.30pm; Sun 11.30am-5.30pm Privacy 2/5...

    22. June 20, 2016

      Pay transparency is the last taboo in business

      When Netflix was drawing up the famous slide-deck that frames and explains its corporate culture, its call for “candour...

    23. June 13, 2016

      Financial services make slow progress on equality

      The financial services industry is making slow progress in promoting women to executive positions, according to two...

    24. June 12, 2016

      Gender differences emerge as companies grow

      As the number of women-owned businesses expands worldwide, women can be found at the helm of successful companies in...

    25. June 7, 2016

      Companies face up to clash of cultures over LGBT rights

      Do human rights trump national cultures? It may sound like an Oxbridge interview question, but the matter of which...

    26. June 2, 2016

      Time to end male bias in office design

      Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, recounts how she needed the bathroom while leading a pitch to...

    27. June 2, 2016

      How the gender pay gap narrows as more women achieve senior positions

    28. June 2, 2016

      At Work with the FT: Beth Brooke-Marciniak, EY

      Beth Brooke-Marciniak is a powerhouse of a woman who now believes in showing her vulnerability. Featured eight times in...

    29. May 29, 2016

      In search of the missing office minority — the over-fifties

      The other day I gave a talk to a group of investment bankers. I did what I always do when I’m in front of a business...

    30. May 26, 2016

      Be careful how you play the Bame game when recruiting

      Moving towards a more ethnically diverse workforce is usually a triumph of hope over experience. Companies say they...

    31. May 26, 2016

      Ruthless focus on positive action

      Many business leaders have reservations about positive discrimination. The term tends to be associated with radical...

    32. May 26, 2016

      Should we focus more on race or less?

      Ethnic labels — Middle Eastern, black, Hispanic — are the root of racism and war, says Richard Williams, aka US rapper...

    33. May 26, 2016

      Diversity champions: UPstanding’s top 100 ethnic-minority executives

      Racial bias remains a serious barrier to the success of many people from black and minority ethnic communities, as our...

    34. May 26, 2016

      Laggard boards ‘must try harder’ after IPOs highlight lack of diversity

      A new study of London’s initial public offerings in 2015 has revealed the dismal state of ethnic diversity on corporate...

    35. May 26, 2016

      Minority report: companies wake up to the benefits of diversity

      Until five years ago, Amir Kabel says it was hard to get companies fired up about ethnic diversity. Many employers...

    36. May 26, 2016

      Black and ethnic names have less chance of making shortlist

      When Kayo Anosike embarked on a career change, she studied for a masters degree in business psychology at the...

    37. May 19, 2016

      Graphic: Inappropriate interview questions for women

    38. May 17, 2016

      Digital navigation helps blind people to navigate cities

      Anyone walking the sometimes mazelike passages in London Underground stations will appreciate the challenge faced by...

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