British PM targets finance industry for failing to promote women

British PM targets finance industry for failing to promote women
 

Prime Minister Theresa May criticized Britain's finance industry for failing to promote and retain women on Tuesday as the government revealed that some of the biggest players have committed to having at least 30 percent in senior roles by 2021.
The Treasury said that for every pound earned by a man in the male-dominated financial services industry - the highest paid sector in Britain - a woman earns just over 60 pence, while women account for only 23 percent of boards and 14 percent of executive committees.
"The UK is a world-leader in financial services, but the sector could do even... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Business, Views: 48
Source: Reuters
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