UK companies will be forced to reveal gender pay gap

UK companies will be forced to reveal gender pay gap

Prime Minister David Cameron will announce today that all companies will be forced to reveal the gap between the average pay of male and female staff.

Over ten million workers will be affected by this decision. The gender pay gap currently stands at 19.1%. This means a woman, on average, will earn 80p for every £1 earned by her male colleague. A report last year ranked the UK 26th for gender pay equality, behind Iceland and Rwanda.  

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