Given the differences in the way men and women shop, it’s not really a surprise to learn that the genders have very different ideas when it comes to marketing their businesses. With that in mind, 99designs branding experts asked over 700 male and female entrepreneurs their opinions about the importance of various marketing elements; and the results were fascinating.
Recruitment entrepreneur Beatrice Bartlay has refuted celebrity cook Annabel Karmel’s comments on how women cannot keep up with men in the workplace.
Heidrick & Struggles has released a report highlighting the diversity of the UK's top firms, as well as its position as a global business hub.
Toyota has seen its first female executive resign after 90 days in the job after she was arrested by the Japanese police. This has hurt both the company's push for diversity and prime minister Shinzo Abe's plan to have 30 per cent women in leadership roles by the end of the decade.
The proportion of non-white managers in 7,700 positions below the boardroom level of FTSE 100 companies has fallen to 5.7 per cent from 6.2 per cent a year ago, a new study has found.
Tim Hunt, winner of the Nobel Prize in 2001, has offered a somewhat confused apology for recent remarks made about his “trouble with girls” in labs, while maintaining he had “meant to be honest”.
Forbes' Most Powerful Women list has just been announced, and it's notable for the range of spheres the women operate in.
Female entrepreneurs often aren't wild about being referred to as such. Those starting their own businesses often get saddled with a range of bizarre epithets and extra titles that differentiate them from “standard” entrepreneurs.
Contained amongst the high-profile bombshells that reverberated throughout the night as votes were counted and results announced was Vince Cable's downfall – the long-serving Liberal Democrat MP departed business secretary.
Despite being the only FTSE 350 company with females holding the most senior executive positions, outsourcing and energy services company Mitie is not content with that statistic and is breaking new ground in promoting and developing a talented female workforce.
The World Economic Forum estimated that it'll be 80 years before women achieve gender parity. As a firm that prides itself on progress, EY is looking to challenge that prediction with its 'fast forward' strategy to develop women in the workplace.
For the UK economy to truly prosper, we need the best leaders, thinkers, collaborators and innovators to succeed. Having earned a spot on the DiversityInc top 50 list for the 11th time in 12 years, Proctor & Gamble is well-placed to lead the charge in bridging the diversity gap.