Workforce and skills

More leading ladies needed

Jane Cox, a Partner at national law firm Weightmans, assesses the persistently low numbers of women in the manufacturing sectors and gives some tips to employers to help them recruit, retain and promote women in their ranks within the remit of equality law.

Women, we need you!

With a pitiful few women on the books of her recruitment firm 2B Interface, Beatrice Bartlay, entrepreneur and recruitment expert in manufacturing, calls for women to bring a fresh perspective to non-traditional roles and help plug industry skills gaps.