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    Are men more able to start their own business than women?

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    In 2019, 101 years since women were given the vote, men are still seen to be more likely to have the time, money and confidence to start their own company, according to the latest research by IW Capital. Why are so few women, relatively speaking, launching businesses in the UK? The Government is so worried […]

    The gender pay gap is reducing

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    It doesn’t matter what industry you work in, the gender pay gap often sees men being paid more money for the same work compared with their female counterparts. However, with recent pressure on firms to disclose their gender-segregated wage-statistics, companies are being forced to identify their wrong-doings and change. Women are paid less for the […]

    What will the future of the office look like?

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    With technology becoming more advanced every day, our working habits are changing at a rate unparalleled to any time in history previously. We are having to change and adapt to new surroundings and environments. So why would your office carry on looking the same? Even though no one can be sure what the office of […]

    We have an equal gender pension age for the first time in 70 years

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    New laws will see men and women receive their pension at the same age, but could this change in the law see women lose out and widen the gender pension gap? From 6 November 2018, for the first time in more than 70 years, men and women will receive their pension from the same age […]

    ‘Pitiful and patronising’ – FTSE excuses for lack of women in boardrooms

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    ‘They don’t fit in’, ‘they don’t want the hassle’ and ‘all the good ones have already gone’ – Just some of the excuses offered up by FTSE 350 company Chairs and CEOs when quizzed on why they didn’t have more women on their boards. The quite frankly shocking state of affairs was revealed the team […]

    PM Theresa May promises to tackle ‘burning injustice’ of the gender pay gap

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    As the gender pay gap deadline looms, Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May has pledged to tackle the ‘burning injustice’ between the average earnings of men and women. Many UK businesses are still required to submit their gender pay figures before today’s midnight deadline. Around 8,870 firms have already done so, with many declaring their commitment […]

    Gender pay gap could take 170 years to close

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    Despite the pay gap in the UK steadily closing, the average woman in the workplace still earns 9.1 per cent less than the average man, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Instant Offices looked into this further and discovered that men working full time earned an average of £592 a week in April […]

    HSBC reveals 59% gender pay gap between male and female employees

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    Banking giant HSBC has revealed details about its gender pay gap, citing a 29 per cent median pay gap for its UK operations. The firm also reported a 59 per cent gap on the mean measure for hourly pay in 2017, while a median gap of 61 per cent for bonus payments between its male […]

    Companies are still paying men more

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    Three quarters of businesses are still have a gender pay gap Although the gender pay gap is virtually extinct for freelance and self-employed workers, British businesses are still struggling to catch up, according to new government statistics. 74% of businesses with more than 250 employees were found to have a pay gap favouring men, with […]

    Women earn £400,000 less than men in their lifetime

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    The gender pay gap is alive and well for most of us, according to new research The average worker is expected to earn just over a million pounds during their career, with that figure expected to drop drastically for women compared to men according to new studies by Casumo. Across the country, the average worker […]