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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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BBC
08
Nov

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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04
Oct

BBC report a gender pay gap of nine per cent

The BBC has reported a gender pay gap of nine per cent, just months after it came under fire after releasing the salaries of its top stars. The organisation is publishing a number of reports today, including an independent audit of BBC pay; its gender pay gap report; and a full management response to the...
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06
Sep

BBC announces widespread pay reviews to tackle gender pay gap

The BBC has announced that it will be launching widespread pay reviews, in a bid to tackle its gender pay gap. The organisation has also announced that it will be commissioning an independently audited report into the BBC’s gender pay gap and a separate audit into equal pay. The BBC will also be looking into...
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20
Jul

BBC’s male presenters could face a pay cut in a bid to close the gender pay gap

The BBC’s male presenters could face a pay cut in a bid to close the gender pay gap. The organisation’s highest paid stars could be asked to take a pay cut, as the BBC pledges to close their gender pay gap. The news comes after the BBC released the salaries of its employees earning over...
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19
Jul

Only a third of women appear on BBC’s top earners list as wages are revealed

Only a third of women are amongst the BBC’s highest earners, it has been revealed. The news comes as the BBC releases the wages of its biggest stars for the first time. Claudia Winkleman is the highest paid woman, earning £450,000; while Chris Evans is the highest paid man, earning £2.2 million. The list comprises...
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03
Mar

BBC looks to 2020 diversity goals after achieving this year’s target

The BBC is looking to its 2020 diversity goals after achieving this year’s targets. Nearly a year after the organisation launched its diversity strategy, the BBC have revealed the results of their most recent and comprehensive staff census. Within the BBC workforce, over 48 per cent are women; 14.5 per cent are from black, Asian...
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23
Jul

BBC appoints first female political editor

View image | gettyimages.com Laura Kuenssberg is to become the BBC’s new political editor – the first female to hold the role. Kuenssberg, chief correspondent and Newsnight presenter, is due to take over from the current political editor, Nick Robinson. Kuenssberg joined the BBC in 2000, becoming a political correspondent in 2003 and has since...
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