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Female UK business leaders are three times more likely to need a qualification from an elite university to get top jobs than their male counterparts, according to new research by executive search agency Green Park. Among top 20 employees at FTSE 100 companies, 76 per cent of Russell Group graduates and 70 per cent of Ivy League graduates are women. Raj Tulsiani, CEO of Green Park...
15 Mar
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Russell Group and Ivy League graduate leaders more likely to be female The academic bar is set far higher for female leaders than male leaders in the FTSE 100, according to research from Green Park. The Leadership 10k report found that of those in top 20 positions in the FTSE 100 who graduated from a Russell Group university, 76% are female. Seven in 10 (70%) leaders who graduated...
Tesco's Chairman has said that he believes white men are becoming an endangered species at the top of British businesses. John Allan, who sits alongside nine other men and three women on the Tesco Board, made the comments at a business conference last week - The Independent reports. He said: “For a thousand years men have got most of these jobs. The pendulum has swung very...
Academic bar set far higher for female leaders than male leaders in the FTSE 100 Only 10% of Executive Directors on FTSE 100 boards are female compared with 35% of Non-Executive Directors Utilities remains the most female friendly sector while the health sector has seen a decline in the number of senior female employees at executive level Women leaders in the UK’s biggest firms are...
International Woman’s Day exists, not only to highlight the need for improved gender parity but, to foreground the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. In keeping with the day’s theme, executive search firm Green Park has compiled their list of 25 influential female role models - in order to celebrate female leaders across a range...
08 Mar
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When you’re an HR high-flier, the world is full of options – but two of the most popular are going it alone as a consultant and reaching the top job as CEO. People Management meets those who’ve travelled these paths to find out what’s really involved Consultant The gig economy is the workplace story of 2017. Freelance workers are boosting the UK economy by more than £100bn – and it’s a...
Hundreds of thousands of agency workers could see cut in take-home pay, risking exodus from NHS and other services. Tax changes to be introduced in April could see hundreds of thousands of public sector workers lose up to 30% of their salary, sparking an exodus from already struggling sectors such as social care and the NHS. According to internal local government analysis seen by the...
In order to celebrate International Women’s Day, executive search consultancy Green Park, has announced its top 25 female role models making a real difference, assessed on a set of criteria exclusive to Green Park including personal achievements, credibility and visibility. The list is as follows: 1) Sophie Walker- Leader, Women’s Equality Party Under Sophie's leadership. WE helped...
08 Feb
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Green Park appoints head of board practice Green Park has appointed Maria Stanford as head of board practice. Stanford spent 11 years at Selfridges Group in a series of senior management and executive level positions including HR director for Selfridges & Co., HR director UK & Ireland and Group HR director across Selfridges & Co, Brown Thomas, Holt Renfrew and de Bijenkorf....
08 Feb
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An interim management specialist has warned councils are ‘largely unprepared’ for the introduction of new rules for staff who supply services through their own company. Managing Partner at Green Park, Neil Lupin, insisted the Government’s proposals would go ahead despite a petition against the overhaul of IR35 practices that has attracted more than 20,000 signatures. He said: ‘Authorities...

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