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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

DON’T FEAR THE GENDER PAY GAP REPORTING – COMMUNICATE!

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

LESSONS LEARNT? Reflections on the BBC pay gap dilemma

Posted by Sian Webb on 24-Jul-2017 18:00:00

The last five days must have been somewhat of a headache for Tony Hall, BBC Director-General. First, the damning list of salaries that showed that lack of female high earners and gender pay disparity, followed by some of the BBC’s most high-profile female personalities writing a frank open letter calling him to “act now” to tackle the gender pay gap, rather than waiting until 2020 for it to be eliminated. It has certainly made headline news and spread to extensive conversations from within the BBC, the general workplace, to the pub with friends on the weekend.

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Tags: women in business, gender pay gap, business, pay gap, gender pay gap reporting, politics

CLOSING THE GENDER PAY GAP: HOW YOUR BUSINESS CAN REAP THE BENEFITS

Posted by Hazel Lush on 20-Jul-2017 11:43:00

Insights from Manchester by Sian Webb – Partnerships Manager at Gapsquare

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Tags: women in business, diversity, der pay gap, gender pay gap, business, education

EQUAL PAY VS THE GENDER PAY GAP: WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

Posted by Hazel Lush on 30-Jun-2017 11:43:00

New regulations came into force this April that require companies with over 250 employees to report on their gender pay gap. But what does this mean?

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Tags: women in business, legal, gender pay gap, business, pay gap, politics, independent, uk