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gender pay gap

In DEPTH: Rising inflation may widen the UK’s gender pay gap

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In a recent study by HR and payroll software provider CIPHR into pay rises in the UK, it was revealed that women were less likely than men to have been awarded a salary increase that was in line with or above the rate of inflation for 2022 (14% compared to 22% respectively). Let’s look at […]

Administrative occupations suffering from 10.5% pay gap

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Analysis by HR software provider CIPHR reveals that eight out of ten of the UK’s most popular job roles, employing 100,000 people or more, have a gender pay gap in favour of men – and administrative roles have the second widest. CIPHR reviewed the latest official data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) about […]

From reduced hours to unemployment, the ‘Mother Tax’

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Even though the gender pay gap among full-time employees fell from 9% in 2019 to 7.4% in 2020, there is still a 20% salary difference between working fathers and mothers. With this in mind, Bionic, the business comparison experts, wanted to find out where across the UK has the biggest pay disparity. Scotland and Wales have […]

Do you tell the people closest to you what you earn? Us neither

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A new poll by HR software provider CIPHR suggests that most British adults are reluctant to discuss their salary with friends and family, and even less so with their colleagues and co-workers. Over a third (36%) of the 1,005 workers surveyed admit that they don’t talk about their salary with their significant other (spouse or […]

British workers ‘likely to underestimate’ their employer’s gender pay gap

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Despite most British workers (96%) agreeing that the UK has a gender pay gap, as many as 57% don’t believe there are any gender pay disparities in their own workplaces, new research finds. HR software provider CIPHR polled 1,000 UK employees, the majority of which work at medium- or large-sized companies, to find out more […]

Has the pandemic turned back the clock on gender equality?

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By Aleksandra Traczyk, Solicitor at Winckworth Sherwood Not long into the start of the pandemic gender equality commentators warned about the potential disproportionate impact on women. One year on, we now have statistics to back them up. The report published by the Women and Equalities Committee on 9 February and data from the Office for National Statistics published […]

The workplace initiatives that employees want next

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Remote working is currently changing the working lives of millions and although it’s not a new concept – it turns out that many of employees would like it to continue. A recent survey by Perkbox found that now just nine per cent of employees would like to work completely from the office in the future. […]

Research says women receive up to £20k less per men when working the same hours

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A new study has analysed the UK’s working hours to find out which industries and cities put in the most hours per week. Using ONS ASHE data, UK payments specialist Merchant Machine also looked into pay to highlight whether the hours we put in is reflected in our pay. You can view the graphic here. […]

Secretarial roles enjoy closest equal pay

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New research from online bank Starling reveals that the gender pay gap is present in 2019 across all but one industry – skilled agricultural workers, such as senior farmers and landscape designers. But PAs and secretarial roles have a slimmer pay gap, the research shows. The remaining 25 industries analysed revealed men to be consistently occupying […]

Times have changed – And it’s time the workplace did too

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Workplace culture is a hot topic and one that never fails to raise a reaction. Harpreet Singh, Executive Director at technology and management consultancy Brickendon offers some thoughts… In November 2018, tens of thousands of Google employees conducted a worldwide walkout targeting workplace culture less than a year after the internet giant topped Fortune magazine’s list of best […]