While the Institute of Directors (IoD) has been around for 114 years, new director general Stephen Martin is not resting on the organisation’s laurels – and has big plans for a membership body reflecting modern trends.
Women In Business
Ione Butler is a trained performer, but despite a passion for acting, giving leads her heart, which is why she’s developed Uplifting Content, a Facebook community and business that share her beliefs.
When you think of the typical tech entrepreneur, I like to think I don’t fit the blueprint. Throughout my life and career, I have been unconventional, which is why I thoroughly reject the typical Silicon Valley approach to tech.
Superwoman came up during Real Business’ interview with Carolyn Radford, who remains resolute in her duty as Mansfield Town CEO – a hire met with adversity for being a woman.
Self-employment may not be for everyone, but there is no denying the benefits that women can experience from becoming their own boss.
It takes courage to leave a stable job and forge off on your own, but that is just what Suzanne Brock has done with Nutriment – to overwhelming success.
In a study of female leaders, it’s been revealed that more than a fifth feel as though they’re not listened to when speaking with male investors.
In the annual 50 Highest Rated CEOs in Britain survey, carried out by company review platform Glassdoor, only four women made the final list.
Gender pay gap reporting is only one part of the puzzle, and more needs to be done to address wider issues such as gender discrimination in order to strengthen teams in the workplace.
Having touched on themes such as succession and skills, Jan Cavelle explains how issues with women amongst staff also pulled her business under the waves.
In the wake of International Women’s Day, which takes place annually on 8 March and calls for people globally to come together and promote a more inclusive world of gender equality, it seems timely to take a step back and remember that gender diversity in the workplace is far more than just a box-ticking exercise.
As the triggering of Article 50 gathers steam, Gina Miller told the First Women Summit that they must never be afraid to have ambition and display power.