Research shows overwhelmingly that able women on boards boost company performance, as Niki Chesworth discovers
Some of the most inspirational entrepreneurs are women. Kate Bassett asks what is the secret of their success?
Initiatives aimed at developing women’s careers are growing in number, but will take time to deliver results, as Karen Higginbottom reports
Carol Bagnald, HSBC regional commercial director, London, assesses the value of women to the UK economy
Sara Bahamdan is blazing a trail as a businesswoman in Saudi Arabia. She tells of her hope for the future involvement of more Arab women in business and public life
Once seen as a last resort for youngsters not cut out for formal education, apprenticeships are now sought after and valued by employers, as Azadeh Khalilizadeh reports
There are advantages in training apprentices in the particular style and ethos of a company, writes Janet Murray who examines a range of schemes
Skills Minister John Hayes outlines Government backing for apprenticeship schemes aimed at helping the UK economy to grow