PRCA look to launch new gender pay gap guidance soon

Francis Ingham MPRCA, Director General, PRCA, has commented on the industry and the gender pay gap issue: “The gender pay gap reporting deadline has passed and – while the legislation touches very few organisations in our industry – we now need to take the initiative and go above and beyond this minimum requirement. “Our joint work with PRWeek and Women in PR to gauge the industry’s views on voluntary disclosure overwhelmingly showed two things. One, that practitioners support positive action on the issue. Two, that 80% believe the threshold should…

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AKQA London Reveal Progress in their Gender Pay Gap Report

In April 2017, the UK Government introduced Gender Pay Gap transparency regulations designed to encourage large employers to take action to close the gap. AKQA London have have created a detailed report for their statutory Gender Pay Gap filing for April 2017, and they also include their most recent data at February 2018, which can be read here. When analysed, data from April 2017 shows there is a lower representation of women in senior leadership positions that attract higher levels of pay. Data from February 2018 demonstrates the progress the…

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MediaCom UK announce Gender Pay Gap

MediaCom, one of the world’s largest media agency networks, has announced its report on its Gender Pay Gap as required by UK law. Their report is as follows below: Gender Pay Gap FAQ What is The Gender Pay Gap? The Gender Pay Gap provides details of the gender balance within an organisation. It measures the difference between the average earnings of all male and female employees, irrespective of their role or seniority. How is The Gender Pay Gap different from Equal Pay? The Gender Pay Gap looks at the mean…

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Asda releases its Gender Pay Report

Supermarket Asda has today published its Gender Pay Report in line with a Government requirement for large companies to do so by 4thApril 2018. In a report published on the Government’s Gender Pay website, Asda has reported that, for the 2017 Gender Pay Gap reporting period; The median pay difference between ALL men and women employed by Asda is 8.9% – 9.5% better than the national average of 18.4% The mean pay difference between ALL men and women employed by Asda is 12.5% – 4.9% better than the national average…

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Bank of America Is 2nd Top U.S. Bank to Act on Shareholder Pressure to Close Gender Pay Gap

Six U.S. banks and financial institutions were first targeted for gender pay gap action in 2017.  This week, Bank of America (BofA) became the second of the banks to agree to report on and work to close the gender pay gap.  In response to BofA’s steps, Arjuna Capital withdrew its gender pay shareholder proposal today, along with co-filer Baldwin Brothers Inc. (1)  On January 15th, Citigroup was the first of the six top financial institutions to take such action.  Repeating the sector-specific gender pay equity campaign that led earlier to…

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