BBC News Business
15 July 2010 Last updated at 11:40 ET
Women remain a minority in UK boardrooms, according to research by a recruitment company.
In the top 100 public companies, women made up 12.6% of executive directors, little changed from last year's 12.2%.
Taking into account all 600 companies quoted on the London stock exchange, the figure falls to just 5%.
The findings, from headhunters Egon Zehnder, come as the US prepares to introduce boardroom quotas for women and ethnic minorities.
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