UK - A QUARTER of women in the financial services industry believe they have to look sexy to progress in their career, a study shows.
A survey by the financial services recruiter Alexander Lloyd found that women thought their appearance was a key factor in improving their job prospects.
The survey also reveals that a third of women have experienced some form of sexism at work although only one in five was a victim of sexist behaviour.
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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