Gender Diversity Hasn't Improved, Says FCA

Research by the Financial Conduct Authority finds the proportion of women in senior roles in financial services has not improved since 2005

Annalisa Esposito 28 October, 2019 | 4:01PM

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Gender diversity in financial services firms has shown no improvement over the past 15 years, according to research by the Financial Conduct Authority.

While gender diversity has become an increasingly important issue in the City, it appears that the actual amount of progress that has been made is minimal. The FCA says senior roles in finance are nearly as male today as they were 15 years. The proportion of women in senior positions across UK financial services is just 17% - almost unchanged from 2005. 

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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