House of Parliament, House of Commons, House of Lords, select committee

3 August, 2018

MPs call for extension of gender pay gap reporting

The UK should extend the requirement for gender pay gap reporting to a broader range of companies, according to a report from an influential committee of MPs. Members of the House of Commons busine...

7 June, 2018

Female non-executive directors ‘expect less pay’ than males

Female non-executives are asking for much lower pay than their male counterparts, according to a new study. Research into the pay patterns of 6,000 senior operational staff and board members by Nor...
equal pay, gender pay gap

26 March, 2018

Companies warned of court action over gender pay gap reporting

Companies have been warned that they will face court action and potentially unlimited fines if they fail to comply with gender pay gap reporting requirements. The warning comes from the UK's Equali...
HSBC

16 March, 2018

HSBC reveals gender pay gap of 60% but pledges to improve diversity

HSBC, one of the UK's most prominent financial institutions, has published an average gender pay gap of 60%. The bank's gender bonus gap is 84%. The bank admitted that it had fewer women in senior ...
Bronek Masojada, Hiscox

13 March, 2018

Hiscox reports an average gender pay gap of 31%

Hiscox, the FTSE 250 insurance company, has reported a gender pay gap of 26.2% on a median basis, and a 31.1% mean figure. The company's bonus pay gaps were, however, bigger: 49.5% median and 71.1%...
gender pay gap, gender diversity, women on boards

12 March, 2018

Top paid jobs dominated by men fourfold, HMRC reveals

Figures released by the UK government reveal that there are almost four times as many men on top pay as there are women. According to statistics released by HM Revenue & Customs, 618,000 men re...

6 March, 2018

Remuneration issues under scrutiny after gender pay gap reports

One in three organisations that have gone through the process of writing gender pay gap reports are also looking to confront pay imbalances, a survey has found. The poll found that 32% of companies...
women in business, gender pay gap, gender diversity, equal pay

5 March, 2018

Gender pay gap reports published by only a fraction of companies

With a month to go before the deadline, only a fraction of the companies expected to produce gender pay gap reports have so far done so. The government said that around 9,000 organisations were exp...
Barclays

23 February, 2018

Barclays International reveals its gender pay gap of 48%

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...
ethics, corporate ethics, business ethics, public opinion, public trust

20 December, 2017

Is British business behaving more ethically, or does it just look that way?

Every year, the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) asks the British public their opinion on business behaviour. This year, the survey shows that the