Episode 2

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Episode 2 of 2

Duration: 1 hour

Multimillionaire entrepreneur Hilary Devey wants to find out why so few women make it to the top in business. Her search takes her to Norway, said to be the best place in the world to be a woman, to find out if quotas will help more women get to the top.

Back at home, she finds out how the government plans to shake up parental leave, encouraging men to take up to nine months leave after the birth of a child. She also investigates how some of Britain's biggest companies, including Ford and BT, are helping working mothers who want to climb the career ladder. Convinced that a more equal gender balance means better business performance, Hilary sets out to transform the prospects for women inside her own business, starting with the warehouse team, which is 98% male.

Credits

Presenter
Hilary Devey
Presenter
Hilary Devey
Executive Producer
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Executive Producer
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Series Producer
Ruth Shurman
Series Producer
Ruth Shurman

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