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gender pay gap
pensioners, pension age featured
17
Jun

Women in their late 50s have around 50 per cent less pension savings than men

Women in their late 50s have around 50 per cent less pension savings than men, according to new research published today. The research, conducted by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) and sponsored by the Defined Contribution Investment Forum (DCIF), found that as a result of this gender savings gap, women will experience lower standards of...
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young children featured
18
Apr

The Gender Pay Gap: we need to talk about the C-word

Verena Hefti, CEO & Founder at Leaders Plus offers a new perspective on the Gender Pay Gap. The gender pay gap will not go away unless we solve that too many brilliant women tend to get stuck in middle management and stop progressing to senior leadership once they have children. This leaves us with a...
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man and woman standing on money featured
04
Apr

A guide to: Gender Pay Gap Reporting

The new gender pay reporting regulations came into force in April 2017, and require all employers with 250 or more employees to measure and report their gender pay gaps for the first time. Women currently earn around 18 per cent less on average than men, despite continued efforts to remove barriers in the workplace. Employers...
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money
04
Apr

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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04
Apr

Pay gap reporting, why should we care?

The gender pay gap is the difference between a man and woman’s average weekly earnings, based on equivalent hours and job roles. In 06 April 2017, new regulations came into force which meant all employers with over 250 employees are now required to report their gender pay gap data. Under this new regulation, it was...
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08
Mar

Six ways to help bridge the gender pay gap in the UK

UK’s gender gap has fallen to its lowest level ever for full time employees at 8.6 per cent, according to the ONS. Despite the slight progress, the average woman in the workplace still earns less than the average man with the gap even wider for women aged over 40 at 12.8 per cent. With this...
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mind the gap, ethnicity pay gap featured
01
Mar

UK companies call for mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting

Almost a year since companies were required to report on the gender pay gap, fifteen companies have today signed a commitment to work towards mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting and encourage other businesses to do so as well. Signatories include the Bank of England, Deloitte, KPMG, WPP, Santander, Lloyds of London, Sodexo and EY. The...
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28
Feb

The best industries for closing the gender diversity gap revealed

Almost three-quarters (72 per cent) of UK industries still employ more men than women. Shipping, wholesale, and fuel manufacturing are the leading UK industries for closing the gender diversity gap over the last two decades, new research from business print providers instantprint has revealed. To mark International Women’s Day 2019, instantprint has explored labour market...
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