Tag: inequality


Mothers suffer pay penalty

A recent report suggests mothers suffer pay penalty at work. A study published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows that by the time a couple’s first child hits the age of 20, the mother earns around a third less than the father. This is likely a result of women working part-time in motherhood, the…

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Pay gap: female graduates earn £8,000 less

A report published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission at the end of December last year has found that on average, women graduates earn £8,000 pounds less than their male counterparts. These findings highlight the scale of the task still to be achieved over women’s equality in the workplace, even after 45 years since…