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Why companies should pay men and women equally in the same role

Surely it’s obvious by now that we should pay men and women equally? According to the Office of National Statistics, the UK gender pay gap is 18.4% for full and part time workers.  Meaning women, on average, get paid 18.4% less than men, for doing the same role.  This compares unfavourably with the average gender pay gap across Europe which is smaller at 14.1%. The… Read More »Why companies should pay men and women equally in the same role

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Why companies should pay the real Living Wage

The real Living Wage is independently-calculated by the Living Wage Commission, based on what people actually need to reach a ‘minimum acceptable living standard’. Companies should pay the real Living Wage because they are independently-calculated based on what people need to get by.  But firstly for clarity, let’s outline the key differences between the Minimum Wage (MW), National Living Wage (NLW) and the real Living Wage,… Read More »Why companies should pay the real Living Wage