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A Guide To: Negotiating Your Salary

Negotiating your salary early on in a new job can seem daunting. Asking for a better deal after someone has offered you a career – maybe even the career of your dreams – seems almost wrong. Because of this it is important to remember that salary negotiations are a very normal part of business. It’s...
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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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These are the top 20 companies to work for in the UK

Glassdoor have revealed their annual Employee’s Choice Awards for the best companies to work for in the UK.  The anonymous employee reviews rank their workplace on perks, benefits, career opportunities, work-life balance and values. Reviewers also take into consideration salary, bonuses and overall company culture. Last year, Expedia topped the list, but in 2018, the...
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BBC’s Tony Hall hints at cutting salaries of ‘overpaid’ male stars

The BBC director general Tony Hall has hinted to cutting the salaries of its ‘overpaid’ male talent. Earlier in the week, Hall attended a meeting with Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, alongside BBC chairman David Clementi. At the meeting, Hall claimed that work to close the gender pay gap was “already under way”...
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ITV chairman says they will never reveal stars’ salaries

The chairman of ITV has announced that his company will never reveal details of its stars’ wages. His comments come after the BBC revealed a huge disparity between male and female salaries. Chairman of ITV, Sir Peter Bazalgette said he expected an improvement in the gap between male and female staff when it reports its...
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New York City bans employers from asking past or current salaries, as more cities follow suit to protect minorities

New York City has become the latest city to ban employers from asking job applicants about their pay at current or past jobs, in a bid to stamp out pay discrimination experienced by women or minorities. New York City joins Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, and Philadelphia and over 20 cities in total that have introduced similar...
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MPs call for BBC to publish stars’ salaries if they earn more than Theresa May

Members of Parliament have called for the BBC to reveal the salaries of some of its biggest stars, if they earn more than the Prime Minister. A new report released by the Culture, Media and Sport Committee has recommended that those earning over £143,000 should be publically published. This extends to executives, producers, performers, and...
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Highest Paying Jobs for Today’s Career Women

In the last few years, more women are entering into successful, challenging, high-paying careers in the UK. Here are four of the top paying jobs for today’s career women: Chief Executive Officers This was ranked as the highest paying job in the UK by both The Guardian and The Telegraph. A growing number of women...
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