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...

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
women at work, gender pay gap, business

19 December, 2017

Regulator warns of ‘unlimited’ fines for failures over pay gap reports

The regulator in charge of enforcing gender pay gap reporting among UK companies has warned of "unlimited fines and convictions" for failure to comply with new disclosure rules. The
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

5 December, 2017

EU proposal aims to prioritise women on boards and close gender pay gap

Legislative proposals aimed at narrowing the gender pay gap in EU member states have been published by EU commissioner for justice and gender equality, Vĕra Jourová. Jourová is also calling for ...

1 December, 2017

Shell reports gender pay gap of 22.2%

Energy giant Shell has revealed it pays women 22.2% less on average than its male staff, according to its