Sexual harassment 'remains commonplace' in the City with 'little or no action' taken

Treasury Committee private roundtable

Cristian Angeloni
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Sexual harassment “remains commonplace” in the City, several female professionals have said, speaking from their own experience or that of other women who have suffered harassment in the last few years.

At a Treasury Committee private event in November, attended by 40 female professionals from 30 firms, the attendees reported little progress had been made in terms of eradicating sexism from the industry since the committee's Women in Finance inquiry in 2018. IA's Karis Stander: Industry has to 'drive forward' on diversity in wake of Crispin Odey scandal In a document released by the committee today (17 January), they described the culture in the financial services sector as still an "old boys' club", where no one wants to "rock the boat". Only a small number of attendees claimed thei...

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