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The BBC: What Not to Do with Pay Data

Posted by Zara Nanu on 11-Jan-2018 16:41:20

When it comes to equal pay and the gender pay gap, this year started with a reminder how far we are from equality and inclusion in employment (again). We've all read the open letter from BBC China editor Carrie Gracie, in which she spoke out about leaving BBC because of pay transparency and gender pay gap issues. “I simply want the BBC to abide by the law and value men and women equally” Gracie said.


BBC Pay Gap



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Avoid these common mistakes when analysing your gender pay gap

Posted by Hazel Lush on 04-Sep-2017 11:51:00

Sian Webb, Partnerships Manager at Gapsquare shares some Gender Pay Gap wisdom with the Talk With Stitch team.

“As someone who spends a lot of my time looking and analysing numbers and figures, not a lot surprises me these days! However, I have been surprised at the number of charities and businesses that are reporting a higher than average gender pay gap and not accompanying it with an explanation or narrative about why they have one and importantly, what they are going to do to reduce it over the coming years.”

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Tags: women, women in business, gender pay, gender pay gap, bbc


Posted by Sian Webb on 01-Aug-2017 11:49:00

The Financial Times staff are meeting to discuss a strike as a result of gender pay gap data coming to light within the company. Women (and men) at the Financial Times want to hear that their company cares about the issues that are revealed by pay gap regulations but is this what’s being communicated?



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Tags: women in business, gender pay, gender pay gap, bbc, business, financial times, pay gap