Gender Pay Gap In UK Still ‘Stubborn’

Gender Pay Gap In UK Still ‘Stubborn’

Female graduates are being paid thousands of pounds less than men in the same job, an equality group is warning.

The UK’s gender pay gap remains “stubborn,” with female graduates often earning as much as £8,000 less than their male counterparts, an equality group has warned.

Women’s educational success is not being carried through to the workplace, with many earning less than men even if they have studied the same subject, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said.

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The commission said female graduates start on salaries between £15,000 and just under £24,000, while their male counterparts are more likely to be paid more than £24,000. read more

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