Gender pay gap

Does 'naming and shaming' employers work?

Over 200 employers were named and shamed by the government last week (December 9) for failing to pay staff the national minimum wage.

UK's largest occupations driving gender pay gap

Eight in 10 (83%) of the UK’s most popular jobs, including those in retail, care and admin, have a gender pay gap in favour of men.

Gender pay gap figures skewed by furlough

Yesterday (5 October) was the deadline for UK businesses to submit 2021's gender pay gap reporting, however furlough is expected to have skewed this year's figures.

Complexity not a barrier to ethnicity pay gap reporting, say MPs

Government is "juggling" complex issues as it explores the viability of mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting, MPs heard yesterday.

UK women hit by gender pension gap at every stage of their career

The gender pension gap is already at 17% at the beginning of a women’s career and increases to 56% towards their retirement.

Could women's golf lessons be a hole-in-one for equality?

Last week The Times reported that senior women at professional services firm EY feared being excluded at work as a lot of the professional networking between male colleagues happens on the golf...

Preparing for pay equity analysis

Pay equity was already a hot topic, fuelled by a growing body of pay equity legislation and active social movements. Then the pandemic struck, and early diagnosable outcomes indicate that low-income...

UK falls in ranking for gender equality

The UK has fallen six places in a ranking of gender equality, with economists warning that it could take 100 years to close the global gender pay gap

Gender pay gap impacting attraction and retention of talent

As gender pay gap progress continues to be slow, organisations are feeling the effects on their ability to attract and retain key talent, according to a report from Hays

Government Equalities Office: Gender pay gap starts from "depressingly” young age

?With gender pay gap reporting now on most organisations’ radars employers must do more to understand the causes behind their gap

Fawcett calls for 'right to know' law to tackle unequal pay

Research finds most women don't know how much male colleagues earn, as Labour pledges to close the gender pay gap by 2030

Case study: Shrinking the gender pay gap at Zurich through 'FlexWork'

Zurich analysed every stage of its recruitment process and launched a scheme to advertise every role as flexible or part time