gender pay gap

Women work unpaid for 57 days a year

Last month here at the3rdimagazine columnist Jane Pendry wrote that Law Society of Scotland has published a study showing that male solicitors are being paid up to 42% more than female solicitors in the later stage of their careers. This is in comparison to the UK overall pay gap which is 19.1%. [...]

45 years on and the gender pay is widening

This week the Law Society of Scotland has published a study showing that male solicitors are being paid up to 42% more than female solicitors in the later stage of their careers. This is in comparison to the UK overall pay gap which is 19.1%. How can this shocking statistic be the case 45 years [...]

Why are we so complacent about the pay gap?

This month it was revealed that women still have 60 years to wait for equal pay. The Office for National Statistics figures show that women earn 19.7% less than men. Tempting as it is to ruminate upon how I’ll spend my wage hike when I’m 96 (perhaps a new bath chair or stairlift?) I’ve got a [...]