Gender Pay Gap

Gender Pay Gap: A Minister Thinks It Takes 'Half A Brain Cell' To Offer Women Flexible Working Hours

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Politics

Businesses with as little as “half a brain cell” should be offering flexible working hours to help end the pay gap between men and women, a Govern...

Kristen Stewart 'Bored' By Gender Pay Gap Discussion

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Kristen Stewart has offered her hot take on the Hollywood gender pay gap, and it varies somewhat from what her fellow actresses have been saying latel...

Why It's Not Wrong to Say 'Show Me the Money!'

Jo Rourke | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK
Jo Rourke

After years of freelancing, I officially launched Silver Tongue in 2013. I had a grand reason for it. The grandest. The greatest. I was going to set a...

Chris Rock Responds To Jennifer Lawrence Pay Gap Remarks

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Chris Rock has added his voice to the debate recently sparked by Jennifer Lawrence about the pay gap between male and female actors. The actor and ...

Gender Pay Gap - Or Is It an Opportunity Gap?

Dr Carole Easton | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK
Dr Carole Easton

Those of us who work closely with the statistics know this is simplistic. The Equality and Human Rights Commission and others have acknowledged that young women's academic attainment is not translating into better opportunities in the workplace.

Is Part of Hollywood's Issue With Ambitious Women Written in Its Characters?

Ashley Clarke | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ashley Clarke

My current favourite is Chanel Oberlin, the seething, sparkling Sorority girl played by Emma Roberts in Scream Queens, a new series that's accurately been branded a 'Mean Girls meets Halloween' hybrid

Gender Pay Gap? It's Gone, Says Minister

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Politics

The gender pay gap has ‘disappeared’ for young women, a Conservative minister has declared, as new figures showed record employment in the UK. ...

Power, Pay Gaps and Ellen Pao: Lessons From a Year in Women's Leadership

Neela Bettridge | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK
Neela Bettridge

It seems fitting that this was the year the movie Suffragette came out. It was a reminder of how far women have travelled in their bid for equa...

George Osborne's 'Gender Blindness' Sees Women Hit Three Times Harder By Cuts, Claims Labour

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Politics

George Osborne’s “gender blindness” means women are being hit three times harder than men by the Government’s welfare and tax changes, accordi...

Let's End Gender Inequality - Once and for All

Nicky Morgan | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Politics
Nicky Morgan

Our efforts must span right across society. With businesses and a one nation government working together to finally solve this, building on the momentum that's already being established, we can achieve equality.

Women Can Have Equal Pay... But Not For 118 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

Women will have equal pay and reach financial equality with men in 2133 - just 118 years away - the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed. The s...

There's Now A Women's Discount Card To Counter Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Ladies, are you tired of earning less than your male counterparts? Of course you are. Thankfully there's now a women's discount card. It's like a ...

Equal Pay Day? Female Apprentices Have Been Working For Free Since 28 October

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Monday marked equal pay day - the day where women effectively work for free for the rest of the year thanks to the gender pay gap. However female a...

10 Ridiculous Things Women Could Buy With Money They Miss Out On From Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK

The gap between men's and women's earning is 14.2%, figures released to coincide with Equal Pay Day show. That revelation has been slammed as "shoc...

Why Employers Shouldn't Worry About Equal Pay Litigation

Ben Black | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK Politics
Ben Black

There's a new report out from Eversheds to the effect that employers are terrified that new requirements for gender pay gap reporting will lead to lit...

The Gender Pay Gap Is Still Alive and Kicking But for How Much Longer?

Ann Francke | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK
Ann Francke

By autumn 2016, the 7,850 businesses employing 11.2m staff will have to divulge what they pay their men and women. I believe this new era of transparency will be a powerful driver of change.

Little Girl Asks Hillary Clinton If She'll Be Paid 'The Same As A Man' As President

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A little girl asked Hillary Clinton a question that left the Democratic candidate - and a room full of adults - smiling last week. During a town ha...

Life's a Pitch - The Quest for Equality in Women's Football

Claire Beveridge | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Beveridge

There's a stark contrast between what men and women earn in UK football. With a huge boost from the recent Women's World Cup, what does the future hold for the sport? My biggest regret in life is turning my back on international football. I chose an education instead of the sport. Over a decade later the profile of the women's game has never been higher - but there's still so much to do.

Take a Leaf From Men: 'I Want It and Claim It!'

Tami Mir | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK
Tami Mir

On the average a man earns £1 for every 80p a woman earns. Even after the Equalities Act of 2010, the UK has the sixth-largest pay gap between men a...

How Should the Pay Gap Be Published?

Jeni Tennison | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Jeni Tennison

It is reported that David Cameron is planning to enforce the publication of average male and female pay for firms with over 250 employees. To increase accountability and to enable government to monitor the effect of their policy, this pay gap should be published as open data.

We've Made Great Strides on Women's Equality - But This Is No Time to Pat Each Other on the Back

Nicky Morgan | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Politics
Nicky Morgan

With businesses and a one nation government working together to finally solve this, building on the momentum established through the success of the women on boards initiative, we can achieve equality.

Katie Hopkins Just Undermined All Working Women Everywhere

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

Infamous motor-mouth and general troll Katie Hopkins has said that there's 'no such thing as the gender pay gap' in her latest Twitter tirade. The ...

Amanda Seyfried Calls Out Hollywood On Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Amanda Seyfried has spoken out about the differences in pay that women and men receive in Hollywood. The ‘Mama Mia’ star revealed she was paid ...

Cameron To Make Large Companies Reveal Gender Pay Gap

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Politics

Large firms will be forced to reveal the difference between the average earnings of male and female staff from next year, a move David Cameron believe...

Equal Pay Is Not About Money and Wages - It Is About Worth

Jess Phillips | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Politics
Jess Phillips

I have spent my career working with women who have been beaten, raped and exploited. What all failed to understand in the debate, is that women are beaten and raped exactly because they have less value in society. To me it was not about money and wages it was about worth. So as the government marched through the no lobby it felt like we women were worthless. So who can we blame when this week two of us, the worthless, are murdered?