Equal pay

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Most Britons back curbs on bosses’ pay, survey finds
Sixty-three per cent of people said CEOs should be paid no more than 10 times earnings of lower- or mid-ranking employees

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

03, May, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Banker wins £2m for sexual discrimination in ‘witch hat’ case
Stacey Macken sued BNP Paribas after years of unequal pay and belittlement by male colleagues

Jamie Grierson and agency

31, Jan, 2022 @7:15 PM

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How the pandemic transformed the world of work in 2021
There were winners and losers as work patterns continued changing, with repercussions for city centres and society as a whole

Joanna Partridge

30, Dec, 2021 @2:04 PM

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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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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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Are the 2020s really like living back in the 1970s? I wish …
With queues for petrol, inflation and Abba on the radio, it’s easy to compare the two decades. But you wouldn’t if you were there, says Polly Toynbee, as she revisits the styles of her youth

Polly Toynbee

20, Nov, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Campaigners urge bosses to stop asking job applicants for salary history
Asking about earnings discriminates against women and other groups, says Fawcett Society

Alexandra Topping

18, Nov, 2021 @6:00 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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Statue of pioneering MP Barbara Castle joins recent memorials to prominent British women
Depiction of veteran Labour MP latest in series of sculptures of significant women, including Diana Princess of Wales

Vanessa Thorpe

09, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Morrison government failing women with lack of action on gender inequality in workforce, ACTU says
Economic recovery from pandemic should provide opportunity to provide more secure work, safer workplaces and equal rights for women, Michele O’Neil says

Amy Remeikis

19, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Black women are lowballed and overlooked at work. It’s time to pay us what we’re worth | Chandra Thomas Whitfield
It takes Black women in the US 19 months to earn what a white man makes in a year.

Chandra Thomas Whitfield

03, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK policies on tackling runaway CEO pay have backfired, says Vince Cable
Ex-minister says measures ‘do not tell us about fairness culture’ in a company and may have widened the gap

Jillian Ambrose

07, Apr, 2021 @4:46 PM

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