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The EU referendum debate alienates women

The gladiatorial nature of the campaign is putting off all voters, writes Sarah Gordon

Renee Dineen, founder of RMD Coaching and Consulting, poses for a portrait at her Sacramento, California home, April 28, 2016.
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Hopes & Fears: Going it alone

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

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City firms hire parenting consultants

Professionals seek advice at the office on their children

Fiona Dawson, global president, Mars Foods

Interview: Fiona Dawson

Global president, Mars foods, wants change on healthy eating

FT Wealth 30% club. Brenda Trenowden.

Women hold just a sixth of top roles at UK companies

Report reveals clear picture of challenge facing female executives

28 April 2016 – Paris, France Isabelle Kocher, the CEO of Engie for Business Life
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Isabelle Kocher, Engie — new kind of power

The head of the French utility company on dealing with climate change and crisis

Staffing agency Portico has changed a policy that demanded women must wear two- to four-inch heels
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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

Teddy bear
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Online finder of lost dogs and teddies

Lostbox uses power of altruism and human stories on social media

Mrs Moneypenny

Good cause to celebrate a woman in the chair

Olga Zoutendijk’s appointment as chair of ABN Amro is a landmark, and the bank is better for it

Justine Roberts

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

Emma Marcegaglia, BusinessEurope president

One of Italy’s leading businesswomen urges UK to stay

The FT’s Women in Business contest

Win a seat on a Henley Business School Executive MBA course. Write an opinion piece and create a short video

Feminists tangled up over Islamic fashion

The veil has never looked like progress to me

Fathers need solid parental leave policy

Employers can help change attitudes — if managers are on message

Deans and diversity: ways to boost women

Gender balance needs a rethink of which subjects are ‘serious’, says Kellogg’s Sally Blount

Women remain in tiny minority at the top

More female advisers could help attract more business

Keep yourself busy and get more done

People with a full schedule gain momentum and bounce back faster from missed deadlines

French boards rush to name female members

Three-quarters of new CAC 40 appointees are women

Boxing gloves and heels: female workers

Gender equality means using images of women who look ordinary

Russian women in UK take business route

Mayfair networking group discusses ventures and cultural stereotypes

What’s good for the goose . . .

Want your male staff to be happy? Respect and accommodate your female employees

Women in Business — Jyoti Chopra

Do not be afraid to face tough situations, says BNY Mellon’s head of diversity

Gloria Steinem: ‘Only women become more radical with age’

The feminist on the next generation and on a woman becoming US president

Genomics, virtual reality and ethics: how progress will affect us

Four key individuals shaping the world of tomorrow offer their insights into the most significant developments

Dame ‘Steve’ Shirley: ‘Now there’s nothing holding women back’

The views of the computing pioneer will annoy some, but they are difficult to ignore

Is gender neutrality the way to shut the Stem gap?

Outrage erupted on social media after a boy won a prize aimed at girls

Diversity at the top pays dividends

Companies with more female leaders do better, but are these women the cause of the success?

Housework stymies wives worldwide

The corporate success of women often depends on a supportive partner

The automated future is nothing to fear — it belongs to women

Females are reshaping the workplace into one steeped in collaboration

Win a place on an Executive MBA

The FT launches its fourth annual Women in Business competition

When female tech pioneers were the future

Women were not always detached from computing

Academia develops technology to boost entrepreneurial talents

Coaching, mentoring and fundraising skills encourage women to strike out alone

Male founders win decisively in fierce battle for start-up funding

Men are more likely to gain support as women lack the necessary contacts

Digital world offers opportunities to break the job mould

Flexibility is attractive for women with MBAs

Apps raise alarm over campus sexual assaults

Universities are under pressure as one in four women report being abused

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