Top 10 worst excuses for not appointing women executives



Women don't fit in, don't want the hassle, and struggle with "complex issues".

Those are just some of the reasons given for not appointing women to FTSE company boards, according to a report on gender balance.

The government-backed Hampton-Alexander Review called it shocking, while a minister branded the excuses "pitiful".


The government wants women to make up at least a third of boards for the UK's 350 biggest companies by 2020.

While the review's interim report found that things are definitely improving, some firms seem to be dragging their feet and paying only lip service to diversity.

The article lists the Top 10 excuses for not appointing women.

Read the full story here including a video interview with Fiona Hathorn of WOB UK

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