Despite being a key issue within the workplace for decades, 2017 was a milestone year in raising visibility for the financial inequality between men and women in the workplace due to the Government’s new legislation, requiring companies with 250 or more employees to publish an annual report noting these imbalances.
In 2019, the Office for National Statistics noted that across the country, women were paid just 83p for every £1 made by men – representing a 17.3% disparity in remuneration.
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