Thought Leadership

Why recruiters need to step in on the gender pay debate

Written by the Editorial Team

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Emphasis on the gender pay gap (GPG) has been hot on the press in passing weeks. Business’ in the UK with over 250 employees were required to submit their pay statistics publically to analyse gender inequalities in remuneration.

The results were astonishing, not to mention conflicting; early reports stated that 78% of companies in the UK pay men more than women.

Many experts have called for change. However, is a hierarchical approach going to work? After all, many companies are unlikely in a position to raise every female’s salary in order to meet their male counterpart– that would be expensive.

In order to ensure gradual improvement, consideration needs to be placed at the start- point of employment. In other words, recruitment. READ FULL ARTICLE