The gender pay gap is the difference between male and female earnings. This difference is expressed as a percentage of male earnings. The gender pay gap reduces women’s lifetime earnings and also affects their pensions.
In 2016, the average pay of women working full-time was only 90.6% of men’s pay.
This means that compared to men, women stopped earning on the 10th of November – they were effectively working for no money after this date, which is referred to as Equal Pay Day.Read More