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Equal Pay
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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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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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09
Nov

Bridging the gender pay gap in the UK

The latest data by the Office for National Statistics has found that, while the gender gap in the UK has fallen to its lowest ever level at 8.6 per cent, the average woman in the workplace still earns 8.6 per cent less than the average man with the gap even wider for women aged over...
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09
Nov

Fawcett Society launch equal pay advice service | Equal Pay Day

Leading campaigning charity, The Fawcett Society, has launched an equal pay advice service, as new research reveals one in three workers are unaware pay discrimination is illegal.  The research, conducted by The Fawcett Society, has shown that a culture of pay secrecy persists in UK workplaces, which allows pay discrimination to thrive. Launched on the...
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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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14
Mar

“Going forward, no one gets paid more than the Queen” | Netflix admit The Crown’s Claire Foy was paid less than male co-star

Producers of Netflix’s The Crown have admitted that Claire Foy was paid less than her co-star, Matt Smith. Foy, who played a young Queen Elizabeth II in the programme, won a Golden Globe for her portrayal of the monarch in 2017. It has been reported that the actress was paid $40,000 an episode. It is...
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20
Feb

8,000 organisations still need to report their gender pay gap data

An estimated 8,000 organisations in the UK still need to publish their gender pay gap data. With only 47 days to go until the gender pay gap reporting deadline, only 1,000 companies have submitted their reports. The number of organisations that have reported so far is significantly lower than the government’s expectations. Between now and...
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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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