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November 10, 2018
gender equality featured
10
Nov

What action can you take if you’re not being treated equally at work?

Article provided by Claire Kitchen, partner, Hodge Jones & Allen We all know that the law decrees that employers give equal treatment in the terms and conditions of their employment contract where they do the same job. Unbelievably in the current political climate, this sometimes is not obeyed by unscrupulous employers. What if this happens...
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pay-rise-featured
10
Nov

Equal Pay Day | Dr Carole Easton OBE, Chief Executive of Young Women’s Trust

Equal Pay Day marks the day on which, effectively, women start working for free. It reflects that a significant gender pay gap (GPG) continues to exist in the UK with women earning, on average, 14 per cent less than men. For women of colour the figure can be much worse, being 26 per cent for...
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pay-rise-featured
10
Nov

Rising up | When & how to ask for a pay rise

Despite asking for pay rises as often as men, women are less likely to receive a pay increase than their male counterparts, according to research carried out by Warwick Economics. Requesting a pay rise can be a difficult conversation, but approaching it in the right way is key to a successful outcome. Here, Claire Leigh,...
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money
10
Nov

What is the gender pay gap?

The gender pay gap is the difference between a man and woman’s average weekly earnings, based on equivalent hours and job roles. In 2015, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released it’s latest figures in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, which showed that their figures had shrunk to 9.4% from 9.6%. However, this...
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