Gender pay gap: Who are the worst offenders?

Gender pay gap: Who are the worst offenders?

Fashion and Design high-street store Phase Eight has the biggest gender pay gap revealed in the UK so far, according to government data.

Women's hourly pay rates are 64.8% lower than their male counterparts at the womenswear designer brand, and men received bonuses an average of 22% higher. This is likely due to low-skilled, low-paid roles at the firm’s retail stores being predominantly staffed by women – thereby lowering the average amount women are paid across the company. Out of the seven directors listed on Duedil, five of them are men, suggesting that male staff are concentrated in higher-paying roles.

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