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Is 2015 the year for gender equality in the workplace?

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The issue of gender equality (or inequality) in the workplace has grown in momentum over recent years, with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reporting a narrowing of the gender pay gap from 10% in 2013 to 9.4% in 2014.

Gilpin Gender image 1Although these results show a notable progress in occupational gender politics, more still needs to be done to speed up the process and completely eliminate gender inequality in everyday employment.

According to the Chartered Management Institute, female executives on average earn £10,060 less than their male counterparts and will receive half of the bonuses.

Pay is not the only issue with gender equality. In the UK the percentage of women on boards of (more…)