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Women in Tax

05 July 2016 / Reshma Johar
Issue: 4557 / Categories: Comment & Analysis

The Women in Tax group and its plans to encourage career progression.


  • Why are there fewer women in tax as practitioners progress up the career ladder?
  • The Women in Tax group encourages talented employees and their employers to think about career development.
  • The network provides regular breakfast meetings in London Yorkshire Bristol and Manchester.
  • See here.

For several years the question in many organisations including accounting and tax practices law firms and industry has been: where have the women gone? The higher up the chain one goes the fewer women we see.

Although I do not have the answer one must first understand the reasons because there must be more than one. Many think it is that women leave to have a family but this represents only a small number. By understanding the...

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