Press Coverage - 04/04/2018
The colour purple
In an article for Financial World, an Edwin Coe Employment Partner discusses employment rights, looking at equal pay issues and the different types of discrimination claims a company might face.
From the Golden Globes to the BBC – the sound of the furore on equal pay is deafening. With the deadline for publication of gender pay gap details for companies with more than 250 employees set for 4 April this year, the drums were already beating – and that was before Tesco was presented with a reported £4bn demand for back pay.
The financial services sector has one of the biggest gender pay gaps in the UK. According to a report released by Staffmetrix, a workforce analytics consultancy, in October 2017, the median pay gap between men and women in financial services is 31 per cent…
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