gender pay gap

Gender Bias in the Workplace

When an estimated four million women around the world took part in the Women’s March in January 2017 it was clear that a movement was afoot. Both the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns have called out sexual discrimination across the board starting with the heady heights of Hollywood and the powerhouses of government, down to businesses and organizations.

Legislatively, gender pay gap reporting came into force in the UK in April 2018 requiring organizations to publish their gender pay gap. However, there is still a long way to go…

Gender Pay Gap: Myth or Reality by Karolina Silva

mind the gender pay gap

To some it is a reality, for others, it is a thing of the past. However, statistics show to this day that the gender pay gap still exists in some countries. The UK, unfortunately, is on the list.

It is not rare to hear about situations in which women are apparently being underpaid due to their gender-related skills and other gender-related conditions. Despite official statistics reporting a rise in women having as good qualifications as men in the UK, there is still the notion that payment is different depending on gender.