Women in Business

The pros and cons of compulsory reporting on gender pay gaps in the UK. Plus: Women in technology finding success beyond Silicon Valley; baby steps on parental leave; and ‘Friend, employee, family’ — is a nanny all those things at the same time?

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Revelations are welcome but discrepancies between men and women need prudent handling

Female and male executives who have effected the greatest changes

America is one of the best countries for women at work — until they have a baby

New parent’s experience suggests obstacle course compounds stigma of paternal leave

UK millennial makes Disney-themed robotic limbs, ex-White House adviser does drones

‘You get a thick skin and learn when not to be at the bar’

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Parisian sisters behind Sandro and Maje brands inspired by early childhood in Morocco

How far can a gender-neutral ethos go in challenging years of ingrained stereotyping?

Could a comedy workshop help female staff at the FT use humour at work?

The latest hiring software aims to overcome inbuilt bias

Ayako Koshino was inspiration, mentor — and rival

Competition’s winning essay examines complexities behind diversity in leadership

New McKinsey research shows a gender and ethnic mix at senior levels is most effective

Big businesses need to tailor diversity programmes to different markets

Relationships between women who outsource childcare and chores and their — usually — female helpers

Grandparents may be unable to take up the slack in countries that have depended on them