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'HR must promote inclusion without exception'

Due to the coronavirus crisis, in March this year the UK Government suspended the requirement for companies to report their 2019-2020 gender pay gap. However, Business in the Community (BITC) reported in May that the average UK gender pay gap median has witnessed a year-on-year increase from 11.9% in 2018-19, to 12.9% in 2019-2020. One business who is working to close the gender pay gap is cereal manufacturer Weetabix Food Company. It recently announced that it has made further improvements to reduce its gender pay gap, closing the median pay gap to 4.4% from 6.6% last year. This compares to a UK average of 17.3% in 2019. In order to achieve this, the firm spearheaded an initiative within its inclusion strategy known as ‘inclusion without exception’. Stuart Branch, Group People...

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