Tag : gender pay gap

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

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

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

A Queen’s Ransom: gender-pay gap scandal in The Crown

8 months ago / 0 comments

It has been revealed that the star of the Netflix tv series The Crown, Claire Foy, has been paid less than co-star Matt Smith. Amidst all the rising commentary around the gender wage gap, it was particularly interesting, and somewhat disheartening, to note that this is unlikely to change anything. … 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

A halt in the march of progress? New figures prove disappointing for ambitious women

1 year ago / 0 comments

A fortnight ago, working women across the UK awoke to the disheartening news that even holding the top jobs can place them in a significantly inferior position to their male counterparts. A recent report published by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and XpertHR shows that of over 3 million managers … Read More

UCU expose gender pay gap in higher education

3 years ago / 0 comments

The University and College Union (UCU) has published a report, “Holding Down Women’s Pay”, which names and shames the UK’s higher education institutions which have the largest gender pay gaps, to mark International Women’s Day. The report found that in higher education, female academics earned £6,103 less than their male … Read More