Fawcett comments on Gender Pay Gap Reporting one year on: 'It's time for action plans not excuses'

4 APRIL 2019: It is disappointing, but not surprising, that there are so many employers in the UK with large pay gaps and that these pay gaps aren't being closed. The regulations are not tough enough.  It's time for action plans not excuses. Read more

Fawcett comments on gender pay gap reporting figures so far

28 MARCH 19: Most employers are leaving it until the last minute to report and it is disappointing that a significant proportion of those who have reported have got larger pay gaps. Read more

Fawcett comments on EHRC investigation into BBC pay discrimination

12 MARCH 19: Pay discrimination should have no place in modern workplaces yet we know from our Equal Pay Advice Service that it is all too common. Read more

Fawcett research shows exposure to gender stereotypes as a child causes harm in later life

7 MARCH 2019: New polling today shows ‘significant and wide-ranging consequences for both women and men’. Read more

New Fawcett report reveals how glaring gaps in equality legislation leave Parliament “above the law” on sexual harassment

26 FEBRUARY 2019: Fawcett research, released with global law firm Hogan Lovells today, reveals MPs, Peers, volunteers and staff are woefully unprotected if they are sexually harassed in Parliament. Read more

More Action Needed on Women's Rights, says EHRC report

25 FEBRUARY 2019: New wide-ranging report focuses on the development in education, detention and asylum, access to civil justice, the workplace and health care since July last year Read more

Misogyny Hate Crime Meeting Statement

22 FEBRUARY 2019: Yesterday representatives from the Fawcett Society, Citizens UK and Women’s Aid, together with women who have lived experience of misogyny and violence, met with two of the most senior Police Officers in the country to discuss the issue of misogyny as a hate crime. Read more

Fawcett comments on new gender pay gap reporting analysis

20 FEBRUARY 2019: The reality is this is a marathon not a sprint. It will take a 5 year strategy with a focussed action plan to produce results, combined with a tougher reporting regime. Read more

Fawcett comments on ASDA equal pay case

31 JANUARY 2019: Women are consistently undervalued in the workplace. Unless there is an objective justification for the difference in pay then it is pay discrimination. Read more

Fawcett comments on voting by proxy scheme for MPs on maternity or paternity leave

22 JANUARY: This change is long overdue and a basic requirement of a modern parliamentary democracy. Read more

New Fawcett data reveals gender is most common cause of hate crime for women

14 JANUARY 2018: This data should be a wake-up call to all of us, but it is just the tip of the iceberg. Read more

Fawcett comments on Government response to sexual harassment report

18 DECEMBER 2018: In light of the Government response to the sexual harrassment report, Fawcett argue that more can be done Read more

Fawcett comments on EHRC review on the impact of gender pay gap reporting

17 DECEMBER 2018: Fawcett has consistently argued that publishing an action plan should be a statutory requirement. Read more

Fawcett comments on new code to ban gender stereotyping in advertising

14 DECEMBER 2018: The Advertising Standards Agency has today announced that it will enforce a new code around gender stereotyping in adverts from June 2019 - a measure that Fawcett welcomes. Read more

Fawcett comments on women's representation 100 years since first women voted and stood for election

14 DECEMBER 2018: Despite all the great celebrations and activity this year, to date it adds up to a missed opportunity to effect lasting change. Read more

Leading Women in Politics Recruited to the Fawcett Board

19 NOVEMBER 2018: The Fawcett Society is delighted to announce a number of new Trustees including Baroness Anne Jenkin and Ayesha Hazarika who are joining our board. Read more

Major Victory in Equal Pay Case Against the Co-op

16 NOVEMBER 2018: A former senior Co-op Group Executive has fought and won an equal pay battle with the Co-op Group Read more

Fawcett launches Equal Pay Advice Service as research reveals 1 in 3 workers are unaware pay discrimination is illegal

9 NOVEMBER 2018: A shocking 1 in 3 men and women in work do not know it is illegal to pay women and men differently. Read more

Women candidates face explicit resistance and discrimination within political parties, says new Fawcett report

2 NOVEMBER 2018: The most comprehensive study of its kind, published today by the Fawcett Society, finds that women face obstacles at every stage on the way to Parliament. Read more

Fawcett comments on New ONS Data for Gender Pay Gap in Britain

25 OCTOBER 2018: The mean average for full-time work now stands at 13.7%. Read more

Fawcett comments on damning parliamentary report on BBC Pay

25 OCTOBER 2018: This report is damning on the question of unequal pay at the BBC. The focus must now be on improving transparency, pay and recruitment practices, and correcting pay inequalities for all women. Read more

Fawcett comments on the Telegraph #MeToo story

24 OCTOBER 2018: We have to create a culture which supports and believes her rather than one which silences her. Employers must be held accountable. Read more

Fawcett publishes Q&A on sex, gender and gender identity

18 OCTOBER 2018: The Fawcett Society has developed a Q&A document which will inform our response to the consultation on changes to the Gender Recognition Act. Read more

Fawcett comments on report on bullying and sexual harassment in Parliament

15 OCTOBER 2018: The report was written by Dame Laura Cox, who chaired Fawcett's Sex Discrimination Law Review earlier this year. Read more