MAGGIE PAGANO: As City's top fund managers join the fight... It's time to smash the glass ceiling
One of the UK's first females to chair a FTSE 100 company once told me there will only be equality of women in business when there are as many mediocre women at the top as there are men.
That was many years ago, when her appointment was considered so rare that it made front-page news, and when women made up only a handful of either executive or non-executive directors.
Since then there has been a big leap in the number of women at board level.
This was partly due to the work of the Coalition government's Lord Davies report, which told the bosses of listed companies that if they didn't... read more
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