Tag Archives: gender pay gap

PM’s new drive to end the gender pay gap

The Prime Minister today announced new drive to improve workplace equality – calling on more companies to report their gender pay gap and take action to close it. New figures published this week by the ONS show the UK’s overall gender pay gap rising marginally to 18.4%, but the gap for full-time workers falling to a record low… Read More »

London’s gender pay gap is ‘unacceptable’

Sadiq Khan today hit out at the ‘unacceptable’ pay gap between men and women as he published full gender pay details of all organisations in the Greater London Authority (GLA) family – including Transport for London, the Metropolitan Police and the London Fire Brigade. Earlier this year, the Mayor honoured a manifesto pledge by publishing gender pay data for all… Read More »

EHRC calls for end to gender injustice for women

Great Britain is still many years away from achieving gender equality; according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission as it calls for action to ensure fairness for women. The Commission’s assessment of equality and human rights in Great Britain shows that despite improving educational performance for girls and women, who now outperform boys and men at school… Read More »

Gender pay gap has reduced to 19.1% in the UK

The gender pay gap has reduced further, according to new statistics released yesterday (19th November 2014) by the Office for National Statistics, which show a reduction of 0.7% percentage points between 2013 and 2014.  There are more women at work than ever before, and for full time work, the gender pay gap has reduced to almost zero for… Read More »