• 4 Apr 2018

    By midnight tonight, every employer with more than 250 staff will have published information on how much men and women in their organisations get paid. Or at least, that’s what the law requires. The firms that have published data so far reveal that 78 per cent pay men more than women, while 13 per cent…

  • 30 Mar 2018

    Not so much a gap – more of a chasm: the difference in gender pay across the public sector is worse than those revealed so far by private firms, according to new figures. Today is the final deadline for public bodies to reveal pay levels for men and women – and it reveals a startling…

  • 8 Mar 2018

    It doesn’t have to be international Women’s Day for the gender pay gap to be a talking point these days. We’re just weeks away from all companies with more than 250 staff having to declare what their pay gap is between male and female staff. Many of those who’ve done it already have come in…

  • 19 Jul 2017

    There are few women and even fewer ethnic minority stars: the BBC has published its list of top earners to an outcry over diversity. Theresa May demanded to know why the corporation paid women less than men for doing the same job, while a number of high profile presenters were forced to defend their salaries.