CIPR Spotlights Reputational Threat to British Industry from Pay Inequality

The news that male BBC news presenters will take a pay cut to address newsroom pay inequality, spotlights the reputational risk to organisations when pay inequality isn’t addressed, says the CIPR. In April 2018, by law, employers with 250 employees or more staff will publish gender pay gap data annually. “Unequal pay is unlawful and remains one of the most pressing business issues facing UK industry. The BBC is a cautionary tale of mishandled communication and a warning for large companies to put their house in order. Public relations professionals…

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International Women’s Day 2018 Theme Announced

The theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March, is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. This year, International Women’s Day comes on the heels of unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality and justice. Sexual harassment, violence and discrimination against women has captured headlines and public discourse, propelled by a rising determination for change.  People around the world are mobilizing for a future that is more equal. This has taken the form of global marches and campaigns, including #MeToo in the United States of America and its…

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