gender pay gap

UK still ‘generations away’ from equality in top jobs
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UK still ‘generations away’ from equality in top jobs

Study finds women make up just over one in 20 CEOs of FTSE 100 firms
13 Jan 2020
FTSE bosses paid typical worker's annual salary in 33 hours
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FTSE bosses paid typical worker's annual salary in 33 hours

Unions say the pay gap should be a source of national shame
6 Jan 2020
UK’s full-time gender pay gap widens
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UK’s full-time gender pay gap widens

Equality charity says progress on closing the pay gap has been ‘dismally slow’
30 Oct 2019
FTSE 100 bosses earn 117 times average worker
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FTSE 100 bosses earn 117 times average worker

CIPD says gap between executives and workers is ‘unacceptably wide’
22 Aug 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘Corbynism’s greatest liability is Corbyn’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Corbynism’s greatest liability is Corbyn’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 3 July
3 Jul 2019
Deadline passes for publication of gender pay figures
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Deadline passes for publication of gender pay figures

Large firms had until midnight to publish gender pay gap figures, and now face action from equalities commission
5 Apr 2019
Top-level gender pay gap ‘won’t close until 2055’
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Top-level gender pay gap ‘won’t close until 2055’

Study reveals 79% of the 860,000 people in the UK earning more than £100,000 a year are men
26 Feb 2019

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All-male boards face public shaming
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All-male boards face public shaming

FTSE 350 companies with fewer than two female board members to branded with ‘red top’ warning by investors
22 Feb 2019
California bans all-male boardrooms - should UK follow suit?
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California bans all-male boardrooms - should UK follow suit?

The US state has passed law requiring public companies to have at least one woman on their board by end of 2019
1 Oct 2018
How does the BBC still have a gender pay gap?
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How does the BBC still have a gender pay gap?

Gender parity has improved, but not quickly enough for some of its stars
12 Jul 2018
Firms to publish and justify pay ratio
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Firms to publish and justify pay ratio

Large companies to publish gap between executives and average workers’ salary
11 Jun 2018
Worst sexist excuses keeping women out of FTSE boardrooms
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Worst sexist excuses keeping women out of FTSE boardrooms

Report says executives claim women ‘don't want the hassle’ of top jobs
31 May 2018
How to find out your company’s gender pay gap
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How to find out your company’s gender pay gap

Theresa May decries ‘burning injustice’ as large firms face midnight deadline to reveal figures
4 Apr 2018
HSBC reveals 59% gender pay gap
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HSBC reveals 59% gender pay gap

Bank blames low number of women in senior roles for massive discrepancy
16 Mar 2018
Global women’s strike: ‘If we stop, the world stops’
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Global women’s strike: ‘If we stop, the world stops’

Thousands down tools on International Women's Day to highlight sexism and gender inequality
8 Mar 2018
International Women’s Day: why is it celebrated?
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International Women’s Day: why is it celebrated?

From Google doodles to strike action, women across the world are marking this year’s International Women’s Day with added urgency
8 Mar 2018
Fat Cat Day highlights the pay gap
The gap between bosses' pay and workers' has grown dramatically in recent years
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Fat Cat Day highlights the pay gap

Britain’s top bosses have already earned more in 2018 than average workers will all year
4 Jan 2018
Whitehall’s gender pay gap revealed
Whitehall's gender pay gap is an embarrassment for the prime minister
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Whitehall’s gender pay gap revealed

Women are paid 17% less than men at Department for Transport, despite the PM’s calls to tackle pay disparity
19 Dec 2017
UK sees biggest gender pay gap rise in EU
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UK sees biggest gender pay gap rise in EU

Little has been done to tackle pay disparities between men and women, European Commission says
1 Nov 2017
One in four people ‘trapped’ in low-paid jobs
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One in four people ‘trapped’ in low-paid jobs

Study shows just one in six poorly paid workers permanently ‘escape’
19 Oct 2017
Mark Wahlberg and Emma Stone top Hollywood earners
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Mark Wahlberg and Emma Stone top Hollywood earners

Superhero box office means highest-paid actors continue to outearn female colleagues
23 Aug 2017
BBC faces backlash from female stars
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BBC faces backlash from female stars

Presenters speak out after corporation's gender pay gap is revealed
20 Jul 2017
BBC pay list: Should all salaries be made public?
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BBC pay list: Should all salaries be made public?

A tool to challenge inequality or just plain nosey? Here are the pros and cons of publicising pay
20 Jul 2017
What are the new gender pay gap regulations?
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What are the new gender pay gap regulations?

Action on wage inequality is 'well overdue', say campaigners, but does it go far enough?
6 Apr 2017
Women paid £85,000 less than men during their 50s
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Women paid £85,000 less than men during their 50s

TUC calls for more help for working mothers after figures show gender pay gap peaks in the decades after childbirth
14 Oct 2016
Women do ask for pay rises but they don't get them
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Women do ask for pay rises but they don't get them

Gender pay gap: New research says idea that female workers lack confidence to push for more is a myth
6 Sep 2016
The gender pay gap UK: How bad is it?
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The gender pay gap UK: How bad is it?

Despite efforts to level the playing field, there is still a substantial difference between the salaries of men and women
26 Aug 2016
UK women earn 18 per cent less than men
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UK women earn 18 per cent less than men

Institute for Fiscal Studies shows gender pay gap widens substantially in the years after a woman gives birth
23 Aug 2016
MPs demand jobs be made 'flexible' to close gender pay gap
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MPs demand jobs be made 'flexible' to close gender pay gap

Committee report also calls for fathers to be given three months 'well-paid' paternity leave
22 Mar 2016
Gender pay gap: will naming and shaming firms work?
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Gender pay gap: will naming and shaming firms work?

Businesses are wary of the new measures while critics argue they don't go far enough
12 Feb 2016
Gender pay gap means female bosses are 'working for free'
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Gender pay gap means female bosses are 'working for free'

The pay gap between male and female managers stands at £8,524 – equating to 57 days of unpaid labour a year
25 Aug 2015
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