Bad publicity bigger issue than gender pay gap, say UK firms

Bad publicity bigger issue than gender pay gap, say UK firms

Over one quarter of senior personnel in UK businesses do not see the gender pay gap as an issue – despite discrepancies in the UK standing at 13.9%, according to the Fawcett society.

Research by NGA Human Resources found that the majority of respondents said the gender pay gap was partly due to women’s personal career decisions; citing factors such as women being more likely to take career breaks (49%) or work part-time (42%).

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