Gender pay gap
Created by a team of leading Economics researchers based at the London School of Economics, The Hub focuses on presenting research to find finding effective ways to improve representation of women and minorities at work. Topics covered include gender differences in pay, gender quotas and childcare with free access to recent examples of research.
Gender differences in subject choice leads to gender pay gap immediately after graduation. Data rich publication from IFS which explores differences in pay between male and female graduates and attempts to map them to the subjects studied at university.
Cross country comparison of gender pay gap reporting in six nations. From Kings College London Global Institute for Women’s Leadership. It argues that UK legislation monitors but does not rectify the situation. See the recommendations by downloading the full report.
The graduate gender pay gap report from Hepi. The overall graduate gender pay gap is not accounted for by subject of study, type of university attended, prior attainment, social background or ethnicity. Men appear to be more willing to be geographically mobile. Other interesting facts – men ARE more ambitious in amount and types of […]
18th September is designated International Equal pay day Some key documents are: Human Rights Council resolution on Equal Pay (2019) ILO Centenary Declaration (2019) World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women (2018) Key organisations are: Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Women’s Economic For information on the UK see: Gender pay gap reporting service- find data on companies with over 250 employees […]
Here are some free statistics which show why the fight for gender equality is necessary: The Office for National Statistics records the current gender pay gap as 17.3% in 2019. This is declining but still high. Global Gender Gap report 2020 is published annually by the World Economic Forum since 1996. It benchmarks over 140 countries […]
Though things are slowly improving at the University of Leicester, the media has reported that gap in wages between men and women is widening. An urgent question was asked in parliament last week about the deadline for companies to report on the topic. (it was 4th was in April 2019). The EHRC has data from the first […]
Just released, the annual flag ship report from the ILO which has data and supporting essays on trends. The feature this year is the Gender pay gap.
Shocking findings from UCEA the Universities and Colleges Employers Association in their latest report released this week. UCEA’s research focuses on the difference in basic pay between men and women in two broad groups – black and Asian – compared with those of white men and white women. Using HESA staff data for 2016-17, UCEA finds that […]
The latest annual report compiled from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) has just been released by the Office for National Statistics. It shows that the gap has dropped slightly but remains larger for workers over the age of 40. Also released in the last few days the DCMS select committee which criticises […]