Tag : equality

Equaliser: Partying for Equality

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In The Middle had the pleasure of chatting with Ranyue Zhang, the founder of Equaliser: the DJ party collective which promotes non-cis male DJs and diversifying the decks. On a crisp October day, I had the pleasure of meeting up with Equaliser founder and Brudenell Groove resident, Ranyue Zhang. Equaliser … Read More

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: There’s More to the Story Than Meets the Eye

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The gender pay gap disparity has long been an issue for organisations across all industries. Thanks to recent Gender Pay Gap Information legislation, all employers in Great Britain with an excess of 250 members of staff are obliged to report on four types of figures annually. These four figures include … Read More

University of Leeds’ Ethnicity Pay Gap Revealed

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The Universities of Leeds, Manchester, York, and Durham all showed similar results when reviewing the disparities between salaries according to ethnicity. In the request made to the University of Leeds, the statistics showed dramatic differences in salaries between ethnic groups. In the academic year 2017-2018, Black employees had a median salary … Read More

Bye-phobia

8 months ago / 0 comments

Bisexuality is still viewed as taboo by many. All too often, it is patronisingly dismissed as a ‘fad’ or worse, a ‘lifestyle choice’. Men say it when they’re actually just gay, and women say it because they think it makes them more sexy, more exotic, more attractive to the opposite … Read More

EasyJet Boss Takes Pay Cut – but will this Fix the Gender Pay Gap?

9 months ago / 0 comments

It was recently announced that the chief executive of easyJet has taken a pay cut in order to make his salary match that of his predecessor. Johan Lundgren took over as the chief executive last December on a basic salary of £740,000; his predecessor, Carolyn McCall, was on a salary … Read More

Carrie Gracie: A Hero Vilified

10 months ago / 0 comments

"My case is just an example of a bigger problem" - former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie gives evidence to MPs about equal pay https://t.co/kExvCXAsjQ pic.twitter.com/Jd2eGLWQZj— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) January 31, 2018 She is a greedy, avaricious, money-grabbing opportunist ready to rinse the tax-payer of every penny she can ... Read More

Coming out of Conservatism – Australian Marriage Equality

12 months ago / 0 comments

“Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” – A piece of paper put in my letterbox which determined the course of LGBT+ history in Australia On the 14th of November at 11pm, I was refreshing both a live-updates page on The Guardian, and the Australian Bureau … Read More

Leeds Pride: why the celebration is vital to equality

1 year ago / 0 comments

I had never attended Leeds Pride until last Saturday, after meaning to visit the previous year but unfortunately being away for the weekend. This time, I grasped the opportunity with both hands. I’ll admit that I did not know what to expect. Whilst I had spoken to the organisers prior … Read More

Gender Disparity with the Pension Pay Gap

2 years ago / 0 comments

In a recent study carried out by Zurich Insurance, it has been revealed that women are receiving almost £50,000 less into their pensions compared to men. The survey looked into 250,000 pension plans and is one of the largest workplace studies undertaken. It revealed yet again the disparities between men … Read More

Campus Watch: Cambridge women overtake men in successful applications for the first time

2 years ago / 0 comments

UCAS figures show that despite fewer female students applying this year a higher proportion of women received offers over men. Almost 900 fewer women than men applied to the University of Cambridge compared to the previous year, but female students received just 30 fewer offers. This equates to a 6.5 … Read More