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Four professional services firms latest to sign Women in Finance Charter

17th July 2017

Brickendon Consulting, Charterhouse Research, Smith and Williamson and KPMG were among 25 new signatories of the Women in Finance Charter, meaning a total 141 firms have formally pledged to promote gender diversity since the scheme’s launch in March 2016. The new cohort of consultancies join Mercer, EY and PwC on the list, while Deloitte remain the only member of the industry’s Big Four not to commit to the industry actions aimed at increasing female representation in business.

The UK Treasury has announced that a total of 141 firms across the financial services sector have signed the government’s Women in Finance Charter. The document, which focuses on increasing diversity in the finance industry, commits firms to four key pledges, based on the recommendations of a government-commissioned review by Jayne-Anne Gadhia, chief executive of Virgin Money, into the representation of women in senior management in financial services published in March 2016.

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