…according to the 2018 report of the Hampton-Alexander review into increasing the number of women in senior positions in FTSE 350 companies. Progress has been made but still a lot remains to be done to achieve the target.
Also released this week Inclusive Tech report which revealed women make up just 12.6% of board members and 16.6% of senior executives.
BAME individuals both men and women are significantly under represented.
View the background to this in the Davies reports on Women on Boards which aimed to achieve the 25% of women on all FTSE 100 boards by 2015.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission review progress on women on FTSE boards noted of these Between 2010-2015 FTSE 350 boards with women rose from 9.5 – 21.5%, however men still held 78% of FTSE director roles in 2015.
Other useful sources
Cranfield University publish Female FTSE annual reports giving data and analysis on female members of FTSE boards. All issues from 2005 onwards can be downloaded free of charge from their website.
Other good sources for data on women and management include:
- The 30% Club which is seeking 30% representation on boards worldwide. It has a useful collection of links to reports
- The Fawcett Society has published reports on women in the workplace and regularly comments on current news stories. It has recently launched an Equal Pay advice service
- The ILO also produces regular gender audits. Look at their website for statistics and reports.