Barclays reveals the challenge facing financial services on equal pay by disclosing that on average women are paid almost half as much as men at the bank.
Barclays International, the investment bank, has revealed it has an average gender pay gap of 48%, a hefty differential illustrating the challenge facing financial services on equal pay.
The figure came as part of Barclay's annual report, which also revealed the gap for Barclays UK—the high street bank operations—at 26%.
In December Shell reported a pay gap of 22.2%, while PwC disclosed an average hourly pay gap of 13.7% for the year to April 2017.
The average gender pay gap for bonuses at Barclays International stood at 78.7%, and 60% for Barclays UK.
"At Barclays, our focus goes beyond simply addressing the gender
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