By Rebecca Smith Friday, 06 May 2016
A year on from the introduction of SPL, parents who have tried the option discuss how it could change flexibility surrounding parental leave.
Despite legislation aiming to protect the rights of new mothers, the statistics tell a different story - and it's a grim one.
Equality begins at home, but there's also a business interest in encouraging men to take time off, says Lindsay Pattison.
Most self-made billionaires are entrepreneurs but there's still plenty of cash atop the corporate greasy pole.
The ecommerce site has made significant improvements to gender parity in its workforce.
A cruise might be a nightmarish prospect for your husband. See if you can persuade him to gradually reduce his hours instead, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Hurry, ladies. This is your last chance to enter 35 Women Under 35, MT's annual list of Britain's young female super-achievers.
From halal ready meals to dating and Ramadan apps, the UK has seen a host of innovative businesses serving the Islamic community. We report on the entrepreneurs combining commerce with religion.
Britain's most reputable businesses, family firms' fortunes, 'restrained' CEO pay.
Their male counterparts hear back from job interviews more frequently, but it's not all down to gender.
Internal hiring remains popular and many chief execs only have retail experience. But is that such a bad thing?
The senior MD of technology on why most women are better at networking than they think.
It was heralded as a big step forward in flexible working, but SPL hasn't taken off yet.
Steve Rowe has just taken the reins at the retailer and has a glaring problem to solve - its flagging clothing division.
Competition and lack of contacts are perceived as barriers, but gender isn't much of a concern.
A select committee report has been pretty scathing in its review of government policy to improve gender equality in the workplace.
Speakers from MT's Inspiring Women Edinburgh conference discuss what they feel will get you ahead in STEM jobs.
Sophie Dekkers shared the airline CEO's advice on ditching the guilt as a working mother at MT's Inspiring Women Birmingham conference.
The managing director of VoucherCodes.co.uk on career breaks, 'date days' with her children and why computer science needs to get cooler.
It's 50 years since MT was first published, so we've trawled the archives to bring you some gems from times gone by. The third in our series: 2001-5.
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WORKPLACE RIGHTS: New regulations mean businesses will have to publish data on female and male employees' pay.
YOU LIVE AND LEARN: The dotcom pioneer on the future of the internet, the perils of Brexit and recovering from her car accident.
Maria Hatzistefanis went from bootstrapping Rodial Group in a back room to turning it into a £16m turnover business.
Can McLaren's new range compete with the likes of Ferrari and Porsche in the supercar stakes? MT visits its high-tech Woking HQ.
Dissatisfied at how your career's progressed? You're not alone. Thankfully, it's never too late to give it a jump start.
David Vermeulen's The Inner Circle wants to make online dating more selective.
A dash of mother's wisdom can go a long way.
More employees are expecting flexibility at work, so make sure you're well prepared for maternity and paternity leave.
In the internet age, technology permeates every area of business. So why are there not more techies in the boardroom? MT goes in search of the lesser spotted chief geek.
Hear the director of the TEV Project speak at MT's Inspiring Women Edinburgh conference.
POWER MUMS: The wealth management exec couldn't face accountancy, has always worked full-time in the City, and both her daughters go to boarding school.
Facing a complex, ambiguous situation? Don't leave it to others to make a decision. Here's how to take the lead.
With out-of-control costs, big losses and the wrong planes, the regional airline has had a turbulent history. Can its CEO Saad Hammad turn things around?
THE MT INTERVIEW: The Virgin Money CEO on when banking's 'Uber' moment will come, and addressing the woeful lack of women in senior finance roles.
Meet the former Williams F1 test driver at MT's Inspiring Women Edinburgh conference.
A bad Budget for Coca-Cola, shaking off stereotypes, Admiral CEO's parting gift.
Virgin Money's CEO on what's holding women back in finance.
The former test driver shares the challenges of climbing the ranks and why performance is power.
A panel at MT's Inspiring Women conference tackled some of the big questions, from unconscious bias to 'Tiara Syndrome.'
Music stores haven't fallen flat, more price war woes, Burberry turns Sherlock.
Big business has gone on a hiring spree for women non-execs over the last few years, but not for decision makers.
Is it merely a sign of people's desire for flexibility or a 'nightmare for workers' as the TUC claims?
Veuve Clicquot's Business Woman of the Year award is now in its 44th year, but the calibre of finalists is still just as impressive.
Female millennials are flying the flag for British entrepreneurialism, but it's not such a rosy picture for older business owners.
The boss of Supreme Creations and former '35 Women Under 35' star on blocking out sexism and why she went into business with her dad.
If Britain replicated Sweden's success on female participation in work, GDP could rise by 9%.
Research says closing the digital skills gap could be crucial, but it might take a while.
The ad man's menacing grey swans may have an upside.
Education secretary Nicky Morgan has announced that Britain's largest firms will be forced to publish data on their pay gaps.
The government has chosen the GlaxoSmithKline chairman to lead the follow up to the Davies report.
Companies are improving the representation of women on boards, but most of the progress has been in relation to non-exec roles.
Barclays, PwC and Unilever are among those sharing data on gender parity in a new UN report.
The newly-listed postal company handled 130 million packages in December alone, but it faces tough competition.
Women make up just 9% of board members at 50 of the top fintech businesses.
The carmaker wants customers to 'unlearn' what they know about its brand.
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