Years after the Equal Opportunities Act in the 70s there is still a gender pay gap. As HR professionals what can we do to help address the situation? Data is power and HR software can give you the tools to deliver it more easily.
According to the Office for National Statistics, the gap is at its narrowest since official records began in 1997, with men earning 9.4 per cent more than women, down from 10 per cent in 2013. However in a report from the World Economic Forum, gender equality in workplaces across the globe is unlikely to be realised until 2095.
Of course, pay isn’t the only gap when it comes to gender. There has been much in the media about disparity between the sexes in most aspects of life, not just at work, and what women should do about it personally. For example, doing their research, knowing their own worth, and negotiating effectively.
Here are 5 tips for tackling the Gender Gap in your organisation: