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Why The Gender Pay Gap Issue Remains By Emma Robinson

The gender pay gap is an issue that just won’t go away. Perhaps the most high-profile recent case was when BBC presenter Samira Ahmed launched an equal pay case arguing that she was paid 85% less than her male equivalent, Points of View host Jeremy Vine. The employment tribunal unanimously decided in favour of Ahmed, saying […]

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The gender pay gap is an issue that just won’t go away. Perhaps the most high-profile recent case was when BBC presenter Samira Ahmed launched an equal pay case arguing that she was paid 85% less than her male equivalent, Points of View host Jeremy Vine. The employment tribunal unanimously decided in favour of Ahmed, saying her work was like that carried out by Vine and the BBC had failed to prove the £700,000 gap in salary was not because of sex discrimination.  The case prompted a full-scale inquiry within the corporation – and placed the issue of the gender pay gap firmly in the spotlight, where it has remained ever since, says Emma Robinson, founder and MD of Red Diamond Executive Headhunters. Understand the issue Since 2017, it has been mandatory for organisations with 250 employees or more to publish specific figures about their gender pay gap. And while using…

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