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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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The tide is turning on gender pay gap

Jaime Johnson is the founder and Director of leading employee research consultancy, The Survey Initiative. Here, she explains how the tide is beginning to turn on the gender pay gap. We’ve all heard about the gender pay gap and many of us have felt frustrated that we’re paid less than our male counterparts. In a...
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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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Gender imbalance in business | Infographic

The latest YouGov research revealed the shocking result that only a third of Brits know the meaning of the ‘gender pay gap’. In light of this, SmallBusinessPrices.co.uk has delved into exclusive data to highlight the extent of the UK gender imbalance disparity. The research shows data such as the disparity in higher education, women’s roles...
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100 per cent of UK employers have published gender pay gap data

For the first time ever, 100 per cent of UK employers have published their gender pay gap data. Under new regulations that came into force in April 2017, all employers with over 250 employees are required to report their gender pay gap data. All 10,000 UK employers that the Government has identified as having over...
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“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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The key to closing the gender gap? Leading by example

Deborah Knight, Director of Client Services at Perkbox In the era of the #MeToo Movement and a renewed focus on the gender pay gap, the reality of what it’s really like to be a woman in a leadership position has never been so topical. But while the workforce seems to be waking up to the...
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PwC bans all-male shortlists for jobs

PwC has announced that it has banned all-male shortlists for its jobs. The action is just one of the ways in which the accountancy giant is trying to narrow the gender pay gap. The UK-wide ban will apply to executive roles, meaning candidate list for senior positions must include at least one woman. In April,...
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