Women in business

Meet the inspiring business women who are busy shattering the glass ceiling. 

35 Women Under 35: Deadline extended

35 Women Under 35: Deadline extended

We're on the hunt for this year's 35 Women Under 35 - the country's most...

How trying to be perfect can hold you back

How trying to be perfect can hold you back

Women are particularly vulnerable to perfectionism, argue Sally Helgesen and Marshall Smith.

Win 2 tickets to MT's Young Women in Business Conference 2018

Win 2 tickets to MT's Young Women in Business Conference 2018

COMPETITION: Give your career a boost and hear from some of the UK's most successful...

Roz Savage: Why I gave up my job (and husband) to row across the Pacific

Roz Savage: Why I gave up my job (and husband) to row across ...

Management consultant Roz Savage gave up her her job, her husband and her home to...

Are the UK's corporate leaders sexist?

Are the UK's corporate leaders sexist?

Some FTSE 350 bosses give 'appalling excuses' for not hiring women to the board.

How Karyn McCluskey changed a city

How Karyn McCluskey changed a city

Former nurse and policewoman Karyn McCluskey set up the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit in 2005...

Ruth Davidson: 'I went into politics out of frustration and arrogance'

Ruth Davidson: 'I went into politics out of frustration and arrogance'

At MT's Inspiring Women conference, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson talks about her career from...

Former Scottish MP Michelle Thomson: 'I am not a victim. I am a survivor.'

Former Scottish MP Michelle Thomson: 'I am not a victim. I am a ...

Former SNP MP Michelle Thomson has dealt with rape, false media accusations and being suspended...

Taking gender out of the gender pay debate

Taking gender out of the gender pay debate

A narrow focus on targets misses the role of culture.

Wahaca co-founder Thomasina Miers: 'My life was a catalogue of failures'

Wahaca co-founder Thomasina Miers: 'My life was a catalogue of failures'

Thomasina Miers says she 'wasted' her twenties before following her passion for food, winning MasterChef...

Meet Sarah Friar, Square CFO and Jack Dorsey's right-hand woman

Meet Sarah Friar, Square CFO and Jack Dorsey's right-hand woman

Sarah Friar grew up in Northern Ireland and studied engineering. Now she's one of Silicon...

Management Today meets Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson

Management Today meets Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is widely tipped to become not just her party's future...

Why this entrepreneur turned down Richard Branson and McKinsey to start her own business

Why this entrepreneur turned down Richard Branson and McKinsey to start her own ...

Caroline Plumb co-founded FreshMinds and Fluidly, despite some unexpected advice.

How a Syrian refugee became an award-winning cheese entrepreneur

How a Syrian refugee became an award-winning cheese entrepreneur

Razan Alsous fled the civil war in Syria with her husband and kids. Now she's...

Gender pay gap: Are we masking the problem?

Gender pay gap: Are we masking the problem?

There's been a lot of noise around the gender pay gap - but not enough...

A men's guide to championing gender equality

A men's guide to championing gender equality

Men have a vital role in pushing for progress in the workplace. Here's how they...

Which sector has the worst gender pay gap?

Which sector has the worst gender pay gap?

Businesses need to tackle the wider reasons for inequality in their sector, rather than using...

How women can supercharge their career

How women can supercharge their career

10 practical tips for ambitious businesswomen.

Why this management consultant became a backup dancer for Dizzee Rascal

Why this management consultant became a backup dancer for Dizzee Rascal

Accenture's Alexis Rose realised she'd sacrificed her personal life for her career, so she decided...

Your gender pay gap doesn't matter - what you do about it does

Your gender pay gap doesn't matter - what you do about it does ...

Employers should see gender pay reporting as an opportunity, not a curse.

Men have always fought for gender equality

Men have always fought for gender equality

Well, some of them have. Here are some of MT's favourite historical 'suffragents'.

The Man's guide to International Women's Day

The Man's guide to International Women's Day

If you're a man, here's what you can do to #PressforProgress.

Unconscious bias lies at the heart of gender inequality

Unconscious bias lies at the heart of gender inequality

Jumping to conclusions is far too easy. Fortunately, it can be 'unlearned', says executive coach...

Agents of Change power list 2018

Agents of Change power list 2018

It's not just up to women to #PressForProgress. We reveal the top male Agents of...

Does ambition hold women back at work?

Does ambition hold women back at work?

Men are perceived as having more drive - and that's a problem, says Ann Hyams....

Why male bosses need to 'woman up'

Why male bosses need to 'woman up'

Traditionally female leadership qualities can be learned, says 'aware' MD Michael Brown.

Pale, male stale: How to break the cycle

Pale, male stale: How to break the cycle

Too many businesses are run by people who look and sound like me, says Econsultancy's...

10 ways to be more confident at work

10 ways to be more confident at work

Confidence is one of the biggest issues that stops women from climbing the corporate ladder...

Inclusion riders for business - why not?

Inclusion riders for business - why not?

Oscar-winner Frances McDormand wants diversity written into Hollywood contracts. Ethical investors could do the same....

Gender is the Trojan Horse of diversity

Gender is the Trojan Horse of diversity

Diversity needs to be built on common values, says Mars global food boss Fiona Dawson....

14% of small businesses won't employ ANY women because of discrimination fears
Women in the City: Death by 1,000 cuts

Women in the City: Death by 1,000 cuts

The Presidents Club might have closed down. But women in the City still have to...

Dame Helena Morrissey: Why it's a good time to be a girl

Dame Helena Morrissey: Why it's a good time to be a girl

The City high-flyer, mother of nine and founder of the 30% Club on 'unashamedly feminine...

There can be no gender equality without cultural change

There can be no gender equality without cultural change

We can't talk our way out of inequality. We need new behaviours, says consultant Clare...

Where are all the women in parliament?

Where are all the women in parliament?

It's 100 years since women gained the right to vote in Britain. And yet they...

The UK's most inspiring women in tech

The UK's most inspiring women in tech

From software developers to security engineers, these are the women powering up the ranks of...

Prue Leith: 'Tokenism doesn't bother me'

Prue Leith: 'Tokenism doesn't bother me'

The Great British Bake Off star on being the first woman to run a 'serious...

Why the gender pay gap is a problem for men too

Why the gender pay gap is a problem for men too

Why aren't more men shouting out about equal pay? All of us are dependent on...

Gender pay gap: be bold, but be realistic

Gender pay gap: be bold, but be realistic

Pay transparency and high level resignations create short-term pressure, but change needs to be sustainable....

2017 in business: A year in review

2017 in business: A year in review

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love said MT... here are our picks...

Why socially responsible business needs bankers

Why socially responsible business needs bankers

For UBS's chief investment officer, responsible investment and shareholder value go hand in hand.

Sheryl Sandberg warns of harassment backlash against women

Sheryl Sandberg warns of harassment backlash against women

The Facebook COO is right to want change in the workplace.

Five minutes with... Nails Inc founder Thea Green

Five minutes with... Nails Inc founder Thea Green

Thea Green left journalism to set up her own chain of nail bars in 1999....

Gina Miller: 'We have a short life. Why not stand up for what is right?'

Gina Miller: 'We have a short life. Why not stand up for what ...

The woman who challenged the government over Article 50 says she's not fearless, she's fearful...

Agents of Change power list 2018: Nominations extended to 29th January

Agents of Change power list 2018: Nominations extended to 29th January

It's not just women shouting about pay gaps and promotions. Our 'Agents of Change' powerlist...

Carolyn McCall's 3 biggest achievements as easyJet CEO

Carolyn McCall's 3 biggest achievements as easyJet CEO

It's last call for McCall as she presents her final full year results at the...

Is the Gender pay-gap 'baked in from the point of graduation?'

Is the Gender pay-gap 'baked in from the point of graduation?'

Young women have to contend with tougher prospects after university.

We need to talk about abuse of power

We need to talk about abuse of power

OPINION: The sexual harassment scandal points to some uncomfortable truths about human nature, says consultant...

Jane Wurwand: 'I wouldn't have started Dermalogica if I'd stayed in the UK'

Jane Wurwand: 'I wouldn't have started Dermalogica if I'd stayed in the UK' ...

Jane Wurwand left Britain in her 20s and went on to launch skincare brand Dermalogica,...

How to solve a problem like work experience

How to solve a problem like work experience

Q&A: Serial entrepreneur Sherry Coutu's Workfinder app matches young people and employers.