Almost half (46 percent) of organisations who are taking steps to reduce the gender pay gap are actively promoting women into senior roles. The conversation around gender pay inequality in the workplace has led to 40 percent of working women saying they’d likely quit if they found out a male colleague in the same role was being paid more.
Published: 13 November 2018
There is no ‘gender happiness gap’ in the workplace, data from digital platform, Engaging Works shows but still much to do to in addressing reward and pay gaps. Data released from Engaging Works’ workplace survey shows that there is no difference between women and men in rating their happiness in the workplace.
Published: 6 November 2018
The Government says it is “time to move to mandatory ethnicity pay reporting” in its new Race at Work Charter announced in October 2018. The consultation on the proposed new law requests feedback on the sort of information that employers should be required to publish and whether this should follow current gender pay gap reporting rules.
Published: 23 October 2018
New research had identified that it is essential for employers to improve support for working fathers in order to achieve equality for working mothers. Organisations need to go further than setting policy to achieve this - they need working practices that make it easier for employees to share parental responsibilities between mum and dad.
Published: 3 October 2018
Kaammini Chanrai, Gender Research and Policy Manager, Business in the Community, said: “The report shows that simply publishing data on gender pay gaps is not enough – unless this information can be interpreted accurately, then it will have little effect on reducing the gap.
Published: 25 June 2018
A report has revealed that a shocking gender pay gap still exists, with men being paid an average of 26 percent more than women. Men who are Manager level and above earn 11.2 percent more than their female counterparts, with board level positions seeing the biggest gap in pay at £30,000 on average.
Published: 1 June 2018
Research* by WISE, released at their annual conference today, estimates that only 9 percent of patents filed in the UK are by women, compared to a global average of 30 percent. WISE is calling for a paradigm shift in attitudes to women in science, engineering and technology to ensure that women are part of the innovation landscape required in the UK. Contributor Helen Wollaston, Chief Executive Officer - WISE.
Published: 15 May 2018
Data obtained directly from HMRC reveals that women accounted for just over one quarter (27 percent) of all higher rate tax payers (tax payers declaring an income between £43,001 and £150,000) in each of the last seven financial years. Last tax-year just 1.13m of the 4.16m higher rate tax payers were women.
Published: 2 May 2018
Deadline for the first gender pay gap reports is here. By midnight tonight all companies which employ 250 or more are required to publish information for the payroll period including the snapshot date of 6 April 2017. Information on any bonuses paid also needs to be published at the same time for the 12 month period ending April 2017.
Published: 4 April 2018
The UK ranks 25th out of 30 European countries analysed for gender pay gap - data analysed by home rental company Spotahome ahead of International Women’s Day on 8th March has ranked the UK 5th from the bottom in Europe for gender pay equality. The gender pay gap is the percentage difference between average hourly earnings for men and women.
Published: 9 March 2018