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Eleonore Dresch_Culture Whisper featured
08
Jan

Inspirational Woman: Eleonore Dresch | Founder, Culture Whisper

Eleonore Dresch left her job as a BBC programme editor to found Culture Whisper. Culture Whisper is the London guide that keeps you updated on the best upcoming events in the capital and gives you free surprise tickets for a London event every month. She loves Italian cinema and Mamma Andersson and is not afraid...
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BBC
11
Jul

“We are making progress”, says BBC director but men still dominate the BBC’s top salaries list

Men are still dominating the BBC’s top salaries list, with the top 12 earners slots all taken by men. Gary Lineker is now top of the list, overtaking Chris Evans as the highest paid person at the BBC. Lineker is reported to have earnt between £1.75m to £1.76m in 2017-18. Claudia Winkleman is still the...
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Carrie Gracie featured
29
Jun

Carrie Gracie reaches an agreement with BBC over pay row

Journalist Carrie Gracie has reached an agreement with the BBC over her equal pay row. In January, Gracie resigned from her role as China Editor over pay inequality for the BBC’s international editors. In an open letter accompanying resignation Gracie said, “I believe I am very well paid already – especially as someone working for...
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15
Mar

ITN pays male employees 19.6 per cent more than female counterparts

ITN pays its male employees 19.6 per cent more than their female counterparts, according to new data. ITN also reported a bonus pay gap of 77 per cent and that 17 of its 20 top earners are men. ITN currently makes news programmes for ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. Under new government rules, all...
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16
Feb

Senior female doctors are earning less than male counterparts

Senior female doctors within the NHS are earning less than their male counterparts, according to a BBC investigation. Research found that of the top 100 earning consultants in England, only five are women. This is despite more than a third of the workforce being female. Figures obtained by the BBC through requests to individual health...
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emmeline pankhurst votes for women featured
23
Jan

BBC Radio 3 announces Pankhurst Anthem to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage

BBC Radio 3 has announced a Pankhurst Anthem to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. The Pankhurst Anthem is a choral work with music by composer Lucy Pankhurst and text by women’s rights activist and writer, Helen Pankhurst, based on words by her great-grandmother Emmeline. The composition will be performed on the date of...
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jade english featured
09
Jan

Inspirational Woman: Jade English | Entrepreneur & BBC’s The Apprentice star

Jade English is an entrepreneur and star of the BBC’s The Apprentice Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I studied Broadcast Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University and since graduating, have worked hard to secure in a career in PR and Marketing. Alongside this, I have fulfilled my passions for travelling...
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Carrie Gracie featured
08
Jan

BBC’s China editor, Carrie Gracie quits over equal pay

The BBC’s China editor, Carrie Gracie has resigned from her role over the equal pay row. Gracie cited in an open letter that she was quitting over pay inequality for the BBC’s international editors. Although Gracie has resigned from her post in Beijing, she will remain with the BBC. The letter said, “My name is...
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