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Driving instructors: the workers defying the gender pay gap

Driving instructors: the workers defying the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is a problem that’s far from being solved. With recent ONS data finding the gap is still as high as 13.9% in the UK, it’s unclear whether it’ll be this generation, the next, or the one after that which will see women finally making as much as their male counterparts. Particularly following the government’s dismissal earlier ...

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The great quotas debate

Gender quotas are taking off.  From politics to the judiciary via company boards, all around the world, quotas are opening doors that were previously shut to women.  Yet they remain ...

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The gender pay gaps effects graduates before they even start work

New data has suggested that pay inequality begins before men and women even enter the workplace. A study run by Totaljobs has revealed that not only is there a significant gap ...

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The gender pension gap

In May 2013, George Osborne, speaking at the Global Investment Conference in London, admitted he was delighted with the money he had saved by increasing the State Pension age, which ...

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Calculating the gender pay gap

A note on our maths On Monday 9th November, we marked Equal Pay Day. The date is calculated using the full-time mean pay gap. Different organisations use different measures of the gap so ...

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My designs on the wage gap

I recently won a gold prize in the Creative Conscience Awards, an international competition for advertising, with a graphic design campaign about wage inequality. To be honest it gave me a ...

My designs on the wage gap
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A gap in thinking on equal pay?

The beauty about leaving a job and starting a new one is the chance to be reflective, to think more clearly and to say one or two challenging things. So ...

A gap in thinking on equal pay?
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Taking Fawcett forward

It’s the end of my first week as the new Chief Executive and I am already getting to grips with what Fawcett’s future agenda will be and how it could ...

Taking Fawcett forward
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Gender gap in buying a first home

Coming hot on the heels of Fawcett's blog on housing prospects post election, I have uncovered figures that show that female first-time buyers have to work for longer than men in ...

Gender gap in buying a first home
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Losers in the pension age lottery

When the Coalition Government reneged on its word and changed the State Pension Age at short notice, it gave little thought to the impact it would have on women approaching ...

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