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Diversity | Businesses with female execs are 'more profitable'

Businesses with female execs are 'more profitable'

Calls to achieve better diversity within executive roles in businesses has been an ongoing issue that organisations have been trying to accomplish for some time. However, despite the changes some businesses have put in place to attract more diverse candidates, statistics have indicated that there is still a huge lack of female representation at Board level. For example, data shared by The McGregor-Smith Review discovered that just 9.7% of executive positions in FTSE 100 companies are held by women. Meanwhile, there is also still noticeable pay discrepancies between female and male workers, as stats form Computer Weekly revealed that 78% of firms in the UK pay men more than women, plus according to the ONS, for every £1 earned by a man, a woman earns 81p. Despite this, new research...

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