Tag: wage gap

Finance

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…

Sport

Tennis to mind the gender gap

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) revealed that it pays both sexes equally for their sporting achievements, but is “not satisfied” with its gender pay gap. In a 2017 report, there was a 31 percent difference between the mean average pay of men and women, as a result of men placed in more senior positions. Government…

Finance

Controversy over BBC gender pay gap

A PwC report found “no evidence” of systematic gender bias in the pay of the BBC’s 824 on-air presenters, but offered several key recommendations to reduce the size of the 6.8 percent gender pay gap including fixing “anomalies” in decision making processes. “The BBC’s lack of consistency and transparency has fed these perceptions [of discriminatory…

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