Women have been making significant progress within business, but the fact remains that there are still twice as many men named John who are CEOs or Chairmen of FTSE 100 companies as there are women.
Recent figures from Deloitte show that just three per cent of women hold Chair roles on the FTSE 250. Yet, whilst representation at Board level is slowly starting to improve, through the introduction of several quotas and initiatives, a new study from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, believes females need to take ownership of their careers to reach the top.
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