Japan firms fall woefully short of meeting government goals on women in management – Reuters poll

TOKYO (Reuters) – About one-fifth of Japanese companies have no female managers and most say women account for less than 10% of management, a Reuters monthly poll found, highlighting the struggle for the government’s “womenomics” drive to make headway.

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask uses an escalator in a quiet business district on the first working day after the Golden Week holiday, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, May 7,2020.REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

The survey results come as Japan is seen to delay its target this year to raise the share of women in leadership posts to 30% as part of the government’s campaign to empower women, dubbed “womenomics”, and cope with Japan’s ageing population.

The Reuters Corporate Survey, conducted Sept. 29-Oct. 8, found 71% of Japanese firms said women accounted for less than 10% of management, while 17% had no female managers at all.

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Premier League under/over betting coupon best bets from Infogol’s expected goals model

Using expected goals (xG) data, Infogol’s Jake Osgathorpe picks out the best value bets in the over/under markets from Sunday’s Premier League action.

Infogol is a revolutionary football product, which harnesses Opta data to power an expected goals model. Expected Goals quantifies the quality of a scoring opportunity, allocating each chance a probability of it finding the back of the net.

The xG metric can be used to assess teams and their performances, and it also helps to give an insight into future prospects, which in turn helps with betting.

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Leicester City are the surprise name at the top of the early Premier League table after a stunning 5-2 win at Manchester City last weekend, a game in which they deservedly picked up three points (xG: MCI 1.5

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Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty are couple goals on anniversary date

Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty are couple goals as they celebrate eighth wedding anniversary (Picture: GoffPhotos.com)

Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty are pretty much the perfect example of couple goals and their dinner date at Nobu to celebrate their wedding anniversary is only picture proof of that.

Cat and Irish comedian and presenter Patrick have been married for eight years now, after tying the knot in 2012, and as their anniversary came round, they decided to mark the moment with a slap up meal in the city.

Their venue of choice was Nobu in Mayfair and Cat, 43, was dressed to impress for their lavish date night, rocking a cute shirt dress and snake-print heels to boots.

Patrick, 49, opted for a light blue shirt and dark jeans and was ever the gentleman, as he was seen holding Cat’s hand, as they made their way outside to catch a ride

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