The latest report from the Resolution Foundation notes a reduction for women in their 20s but notes that over the career lifespan this widens. Find out the average gender pay gap for your job using the latest handy tool form the office of National Statistics. The average is 18.1% if you work in a library it is only 3.9%. Data is taken from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, 2016.
On an equally depressing note the High Pay Centre revealed that ‘fat cat bosses’ have already earnt the equivalent of the average UK employee on the first Wednesday of 2017 while the The CFA UK Executive remuneration report 2016 examines if chief executive pay is aligned with the economic value created by the companies they manage. It focused upon FTSE 350 companies in the period 2003-2014/15.