'Mums who can't attend boozy networking lunches don't get ahead', says CBI Director General, Carolyn Fairbairn

'Mums who can't attend boozy networking lunches don't get ahead', says CBI Director General, Carolyn Fairbairn

The Director General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called for an end to the late-night boozy culture surrounding stereotypical networking events.

Carolyn Fairbairn has claimed that these events ostracise female executives who have children, as they are less likely to stay and 'bond', instead preferring to go home and see their families. Talking to The Daily Mail, Fairbairn explains that this system makes many professional women uneasy.

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