Gender pay gap

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Gender pay gap at UK’s biggest firms is growing, data suggests
Exclusive: women’s median hourly rate on average 10.2% less than men’s, compared with 9.3% in 2018

Alexandra Topping, Tobi Thomas and Pamela Duncan

29, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Reminded of the gap: why men still get paid more in UK public sector
Analysis: academy and health service trusts responsible for big disparities as overall public pay inequality rises

Anna Bawden and Tobi Thomas

29, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Riot Games to pay $100m to settle gender discrimination lawsuit
Maker of League of Legends will pay $80m to California state agencies and more than 2,000 female employees

Miranda Bryant

28, Dec, 2021 @2:35 PM

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Housework falls to mothers again after Covid lockdown respite
Greater equality between men and women in domestic chores during last year’s lockdowns was short-lived

Michael Savage

19, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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UK gender pay gap unaffected by government policy over past 25 years
Report find women are less likely to be in paid work, work eight fewer hours and paid 19% less an hour on average than men

Anna Bawden

06, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Why do female pro gamers earn millions less than men?
The best esports competitors make millions, and the industry prides itself on meritocracy. So why are there so few women among the top earners?

Jay Castello

02, Dec, 2021 @10:39 AM

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Jennifer Lawrence defends Leonardo DiCaprio’s higher pay for Don’t Look Up
Despite their equal billing on the forthcoming film, Lawrence says she is ‘extremely fortunate and happy with my deal’

Andrew Pulver

23, Nov, 2021 @1:21 PM

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Flexible working: ‘A system set up for women to fail’
After the pandemic more women are choosing to work from home but that choice could damage career prospects

Joanna Partridge

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Female directors wait longer than men for their big break, report reveals
A huge equality gap in top jobs and pay has been highlighted between women TV documentary-makers and male colleagues

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Oct, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Teachers’ pension scheme: female retirees receive 28% less than men
Research shows how career breaks, part-time working and time in lower-paid roles affect incomes

Hilary Osborne

16, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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63% of Black music makers have experienced racism in UK industry – study
Survey of 1,718 performers, creatives and staff reveals microgression, pay disparities and discrimination are rife

Laura Snapes Deputy music editor

13, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Theatre in UK faces exodus of women after pandemic, study finds
More than 60% consider leaving jobs amid concerns that ‘safe’ work by men could be prioritised

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

09, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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