Much of the furore over the gender pay gap has concerned the messenger itself, with the BBC, as a public body, being under particular scrutiny. Despite relatively high proportions of women, pay imbalances have endured at media organisations, but their publication may be the trigger for cultural change as many signal their intention to launch 50:50 recruitment.
Construction and the finance industries have been revealed as having the widest gender pay gaps, but the identity of some of the better performers would surprise many, writes Adam McCulloch, even though some are dominated by men in terms of employee numbers.
The UK's five leading construction companies by turnover have used the publication of their gender pay gaps to highlight initiatives designed to increase the numbers of women entering the industry and improve the career prospects of women already working for them.
With the deadline now behind us for gender pay gap reporting, it's not time for employers to file the paperwork away until next year. Acas policy adviser Simone Cheng looks at why the real work starts now.
As the deadline for both private and public sector employers to report their gender pay gap passed, almost eight in 10 organisations paid men more than women.
The deadline for employers to report their gender pay gaps passed at midnight on 4 April. At that point, 10,016 organisations had uploaded their data to the government's gender pay gap reporting website.
Private and voluntary sector companies with more than 250 employees have until midnight tonight to submit details of their gender pay gap.
Nine out of 10 public sector organisations paid men more than women in 2017, figures have revealed, as the deadline for public sector bodies to disclose their gender pay gap passed on 30 March.
With 10 days to go until the gender pay gap reporting deadline, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has warned that employers could face unlimited fines if they fail to publish their data.
The two remaining 'big four' accountancy firms have released pay gap figures after Deloitte and EY announced theirs earlier this month. The numbers reveal that PwC has marginally the widest gap.
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