The Government’s latest pay gap report has revealed that in 2021, women earned 90p for every £1 earned by a man1. Reports in 2022 found that in industries including finance and construction the median gender pay gap has widened, with women earning 88p and 76p respectively compared to male counterparts2. More recent estimates suggest women […]
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Gender pay gap reporting: what do businesses need to know?
Childcare costs soar as the gap to maternity pay widens
The UK’s childcare costs are the highest in the developed world, and rising well above the rate of maternity pay which has gone down in real terms over the last 12 years. Research from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) found childcare costs have risen by £2,200 each year since 2010, coinciding with the Conservative party […]