Women in business

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

35 Women Under 35 2019: Nominations open

35 Women Under 35 2019: Nominations open

Management Today's 35 Women Under 35 showcases Britain's top young businesswomen. Here's how you can...

"The year when everything goes wrong is the year you learn the most"

"The year when everything goes wrong is the year you learn the most" ...

Fiona Dawson, the global president of Mars Food on staying grounded, keeping moving and taking...

How Dame Stephanie Shirley broke the rules of work

How Dame Stephanie Shirley broke the rules of work

Leadership lessons from Britain's top tech entrepreneur (that you've never heard of).

Does a lack of confidence hinder a woman's career progression?

Does a lack of confidence hinder a woman's career progression?

Employers aren't offering enough training, says women's leadership development expert Joy Burnford.

Antonia Romeo: "Leaders can't have bad days"

Antonia Romeo: "Leaders can't have bad days"

Think about the shadow you cast as a leader, says the Permanent Secretary at the...

What men really think about gender equality

What men really think about gender equality

Many male CEOs say one thing in public and another behind closed doors, but progress...

The best cities for female entrepreneurs

The best cities for female entrepreneurs

How 50 cities scored on supporting female founders.

Men still aren't taking paternity leave - why this is bad for business and what you can do about it

Men still aren't taking paternity leave - why this is bad for business ...

Many fathers - and bosses - consider parental leave to be less important for men...

35 Women Under 35 2019: The female millennials building a more empowered, equal world

35 Women Under 35 2019: The female millennials building a more empowered, equal ...

These women aren't waiting for gender equality - they're making it happen themselves.

Agents of Change power list 2019

Agents of Change power list 2019

We reveal the army of male business leaders who are fighting for a more equal...

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...

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale: "I had to tell older men 'no'"

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale: "I had to tell older men 'no'" ...

Kezia Dugdale, who powered up the political ranks to become leader of the Scottish Labour...

How I went from business leader to cancer survivor

How I went from business leader to cancer survivor

Natasha Wood was a senior manager at a FTSE 250 firm, heading up a team...

Why kind leadership wins

Why kind leadership wins

From running Britain's largest advertising agency to working with the likes of screenwriter Richard Curtis...

What it really takes for men to champion gender equality

What it really takes for men to champion gender equality

Male bosses need to step up and speak out for equality. Time's up for those...

What's not working about D&I

What's not working about D&I

Everyone agrees that D&I is good for business (and the bottom line). So why is...

Closing the gender say gap: Why business needs more visible women

Closing the gender say gap: Why business needs more visible women

OPINION: The CEO of marcomms agency Man Bites Dog says that businesses and women have...

Lessons from Davos for building a diverse team

Lessons from Davos for building a diverse team

LinkedIn's co-founder Allen Blue tackles the issue of unconscious bias in AI.

Jo Swinson: "As a nation, we've regressed"

Jo Swinson: "As a nation, we've regressed"

Jo Swinson brought us shared parental leave and gender pay gap reporting. The deputy leader...

Why Equitable Life stopped men writing job specs

Why Equitable Life stopped men writing job specs

ONE MINUTE BRIEFING: Equitable Life CEO Simon Small reveals how the mutual addressed gender imbalance...

Cosmo's Farrah Storr: "It's lonely at the top. You can't just slot in"

Cosmo's Farrah Storr: "It's lonely at the top. You can't just slot in" ...

Farrah Storr took over the reins as editor of Cosmopolitan in 2015. Within three months,...

Do women on boards deter activist investors?

Do women on boards deter activist investors?

Governance is increasingly on the activist agenda.

How to have children and a career and stay sane(ish)

How to have children and a career and stay sane(ish)

Huge childcare costs. Reduced earning power. Diminished status. Discrimination. Christine Armstrong, author of The Mother...

Wall Street legend Sallie Krawcheck tackles gender investing gap

Wall Street legend Sallie Krawcheck tackles gender investing gap

She was dubbed the most powerful woman on Wall Street. Now she's redefining investing for...

How can we get more women into the boardroom?

How can we get more women into the boardroom?

Five ways you can help your female high-fliers 'come to the front'.

How Jacqueline de Rojas became the UK's titan of tech

How Jacqueline de Rojas became the UK's titan of tech

Jacqueline de Rojas spent her childhood trying to be invisible. Now she's one of the...

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.

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...

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'.