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The number of women holding the most senior jobs in the boardrooms of Britain’s biggest companies has fallen, according to a report that criticises the lack of progress made by businesses in getting more women to the top. Analysis from Cranfield University , as part of its 20th FTSE Women on Boards Report, shows a sharp drop in the number of women occupying chief executive (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO) or other executive roles on FTSE 250 boards, and static numbers at FTSE 100 companies.
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We’ve seen the evidence that gender equality is good for business and good for the economy, but this latest research puts a new spin on the benefits: couples in more gender equal societies sleep better.
Who doesn’t want better sleep?
And imagine the flow-on effects to workplaces, productivity, relationships, and our healthcare system if we could all just get more shut-eye.
The sleep data comes from researchers including Leah Ruppanner from the University of Melbourne.
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Entrepreneurs and small-business owners rarely clock in and out during regular business hours. They work weekends, take late shifts and do whatever it takes to get (and keep) their companies running smoothly. Unfortunately, all that work can lead to poor work-life balance for those at the top. A survey by Sage Small Business found that small-business owners today work longer hours than they did in 2012.
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There has been a recent push toward improving diversity in the workforce — at least in the tech industry. But why should we care? We should want to hire the best candidates for the job, right? We don’t want to lower the bar just to get some diversity! I’ve heard these sentiments enough times for […]
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Reuters 11 July, 2018 11:45 IST Gender-based digital divide could affect job opportunities for women: Study 0 The proportion of men using the internet in 2017 was found to be 12 percent higher than women. Poverty, gender discrimination, and digital illiteracy are leaving women behind as the global workforce increasingly uses digital tools and other technologies, experts warned on 10 July.
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