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Plans could see female bosses become requirement for Scottish Government contracts

Proposals drawn up by the Scottish Government could see companies encouraged to appoint female bosses with the promise of preferential treatment in the awarding of public sector contracts.

In a new report prepared for Holyrood ministers, plans are outlined that could even see companies without women in senior positions disqualified from competing for jobs entirely.

The report, entitled Increasing Representation of Women on Private Sector Boards In Scotland and prepared for the government by researchers at the University of Glasgow, found many companies, particularly smaller and medium-sized firms, did not regard gender-balanced boards as an important issue.

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