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Women hold third of board roles at FTSE 100 firms

One in three board positions at the UK's biggest companies is now held by a woman, a government-backed review has found.
The Hampton-Alexander Review latest report found 349 women currently sit on boards at FTSE 100 firms.
The government said the review's "fantastic work" had seen it hit the target almost a year early.
But the review also highlighted a lack of women in senior and executive roles - making up 15% of finance directors.
That compared with women making up 66% of human resource directors, the report said.
The review's chief executive, Denise Wilson, told the BBC that problems such as unconscious bias and gender stereotypes around what a leader should look like were preventing further progress.
"I think 33% is a very good start, but as we can see, we have a lot further to go before we see a good gender balance in the leadership of British business," she said.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51417469#
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