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Women do not win when women lead

Gill Plimmer

The rise of female leaders will hurt rather than help

The female leaders who are set up to fail

With limited opportunities to take cushier jobs, women may feel obliged to accept the riskiest roles

Married to the job and each other

The dynamics of your relationship affect your career

Financial groups sign up to advance women

Initiative aims to link executive pay to senior role targets

Composite of Andrea Leadsom and Theresa May
©EPA/Bloomberg

Tories trump Labour in the gender stakes

Conservatives can humblebrag on equality and leadership, writes Miranda Green

Female UK board hirings hit five-year low

Between September and March 24.7% of new roles filled went to women

Faces of cyber security: Holly Rostill, left, and Claire Reid

Lack of role models keeps women out of cyber security

Old-boys’ networks still dominate the industry when it comes to hiring staff

Julia Hartz Co-founder of Eventbrite (established 10 years ago and now the largest self-service ticketing and registration platform for live events. At their offices in Hatton Garden. For Biz Life. Working lives.
©Anna Gordon

Box office gold — Julia Hartz, Eventbrite

Making ticketing easier and working with her husband

Tepper School of Business

Making the most of top female staff

Business school study probes collective intelligence of groups

Solid benefits in a diverse workforce

Developing digital products and ad campaigns is easier when employees are more like their customers

Revd Sally Muggeridge, Deacon, St Stephen Walbrook

A career spanning stage, altar and the boardroom

Pay transparency is the last taboo

Fear of revealing salaries infects start-ups and multinationals

Asian schools produce few female leaders

Course programmers will have to factor in women’s lifestyle patterns

Female ad chief calls time on Mad Men era

J Walter Thompson boss is pushing for greater diversity at the US agency

‘Dismal’ progress on women joining US boards

Catalyst research finds only 21 of S&P 500 chiefs are female

UK financial services drag feet on equality

Only 14 per cent of executive committee members are female

Gender differences emerge at scale-up

There are more businesswomen out there, but their companies are smaller

Joanna Jensen, founder and CEO, Childs Farm

Meet the former City worker who started a children’s toiletries business

Blog: Women are early movers at #WEOY

Five-day event culminates in EY World Entrepreneur of the Year award

Cold companies need red-hot rage

What if workers at VW had articulated anger at poor decisions?

Women must unite to maximise success in start-ups

Business training designed for only females can set them on the path to entrepreneurship

Finance industry fails to lure female cash

Women savers alienated by ads for ‘older rich men’

Why do most women fear the stock market?

Why women lack the confidence to invest — and what to do about it

In a Blink: More women achieve senior posts

The overall gender pay gap shrinks significantly among those in the same level and company

Social network for back-to-work mothers

Can a new advice and jobs site change employers’ minds?

The EU referendum debate alienates women

The gladiatorial nature of the campaign puts off all voters

Hopes & Fears: Going it alone

An IMD programme prompted corporate high-flyer Renée Dineen to change paths

City firms hire parenting consultants

Busy professionals seek advice during office hours on their children’s health, sleep and education

Interview: Fiona Dawson

Global president, Mars foods, wants change on healthy eating

Women hold just a sixth of top roles at UK companies

Report reveals clear picture of challenge facing female executives

Isabelle Kocher, Engie — new kind of power

The head of the French utility on climate change and crisis

The high heels dress code is stamped on

Sexism lies behind the case of the PwC receptionist sent home for wrong shoes, writes Brooke Masters

Online finder of lost dogs and teddies

Lostbox harnesses the power of altruism, human stories and social media

Good cause to celebrate a woman in the chair

She is a landmark hire, and ABN Amro is better for it

Justine Roberts: mothers work for good reasons

Even wealthy women value the status that flows more readily to those with a job outside the home

Reputations matter more than ever

Reputational risk demands expertise at the top table

Glanbia CEO Siobhán Talbot

The one-time dairy co-op now a global food business selling protein products to bodybuilders

Glass ceilings prove hard to smash

Attempts to increase the number of female directors are making slow progress

Openings: Lights, camera, equality

A new 139-page report on the position of women in the British film industry is a catalogue of horrors

Britain lags behind in female board hires

UK ranks eighth out of 12 European countries despite new targets

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