UK energy firms are paying men around 20.2% more than women on average, according to a new study of the sector's gender pay gap.
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The chief executive of Maersk Drilling has said they “need to get the numbers up” after new figures laid bare the level of gender disparity within the firm.
Shell UK has said it still has “some way to go” in improving gender balance as it reported an average pay gap of 18.6% for 2018.
Equally-qualified women should be promoted above men, a leading north-east lawyer said last night as the deadline loomed for gender pay-gap declarations.
Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), one of the UK’s leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors, has announced the launch of a new service which will assist businesses in their gender pay gap reporting requirements, whilst also giving them valuable insights into their business and helping achieve compliance requirements.
The UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Innovation Strategy (BEIS) has released figures showing and average 12% pay gap across pay and bonuses.
Oil giant, Shell, has published its 2017 gender pay and bonus gap report showing that it pays males 22.2% more than its female staff.
The gender pay gap in Scotland currently stands at 15% despite improved opportunities for women in the workplace, according to a new report.