Tag Archives: ethnic diversity on ftse boards

Recommendations of the Parker Review published

The Parker Review Committee, led by Sir John Parker, published its Final Report urging business leaders to improve the ethnic and cultural diversity of UK Boards to better reflect their employee base and the communities they serve. The report sets out achievable objectives and timescales to encourage greater diversity, and provides practical tools to support Board members of… Read More »

FTSE Boards do not reflect UK’s ethnic diversity

FTSE Boards ‘do not reflect the ethnic diversity of the UK’ states The Parker Review report published, at an event held at EY’s UK headquarters, today (2nd November 2016). The report reveals that out of 1,087 director positions in the FTSE 100, only 8% of positions are held by directors of colour, of which 1.5% are UK citizens,… Read More »

Vince Cable welcomes plans to increase ethnic diversity on FTSE 100 boards

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable today welcomed a business-led drive to recruit more diverse executives to the boards of Britain’s biggest companies. The private sector initiative, called The 2020 Campaign, has set a target of no all-white boards amongst the FTSE 100 by five years’ time. New research issued today by Green Park… Read More »