Insider: April 2023

The report shows that the proportion of women in senior management roles across charter signatories rose to 35% in 2022.

Nearly three-quarters of the charter’s signatories increased female representation in senior management, while 6% maintained the same levels as in 2021.

Around half of the participants set ambitions high, aiming to achieve a target of at least 40% — which the top quarter of firms has achieved for the first time since the charter began in 2016.

The Government launched the charter in collaboration with think tank New Financial to encourage gender balance in the financial services sector. It now has over 400 signatories, covering more than a million employees.

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