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    All-male boards disappear from FTSE 350

    Ann Cairns is global chair of the 30% Club and executive vice chair of MastercardITAR-TASS News Agency /Alamy Stock Photo There are now no all-male boards in FTSE 350 companies, according to campaign group the 30% Club. According to the 30% Club’s latest monthly statistics, produced by analysis company BoardEx, the last time this happened […] More

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    None of the ‘top three’ roles in FTSE 100 held by black people

    Green Park’s chair, Trevor Phillips, said the top levels of British business remained “stubbornly white”Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive/PA Images There are now no black chairs, chief executives or chief financial officers in FTSE 100 companies, research by recruiting specialists Green Park has found. This is the first time in the company’s annual analysis of race in […] More

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    Church investment arm to ’protest’ against firms that miss diversity targets

    Photo: Church House, Westminster Photo: Shutterstock The Church of England’s investment arm – the Church Commissioners – is to take action against companies in its portfolio that fail to increase ethnic diversity.  The Commissioners, which manages £8.7bn in assets for the CoE, has said it will next month start sending letters to companies it considers […] More

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    Quarter of employers do nothing to improve top-level diversity

    Shutterstock A quarter of employers (24%) make no effort to attract and recruit more diverse candidates for top-level jobs. That is according to a report from the CIPD and and RPO provider Omni who are calling on organisations to be more strategic about attracting and recruiting diverse candidates to fill senior roles – and to […] More