Posted by on 08/29/2019

Eight in ten firms still pay men more than women

Eight in ten firms still pay men more than women

A new study has investigated which UK cities and sectors have the biggest gender pay gaps.

The research, conducted by Paymentsense using ONS data, has found that London has the largest gender pay gap by far - with men in the capital being paid 30% more than women.

These findings mean that on average women will work 71 days for free in London in 2019. Other cities with a high gender pay gap are Birmingham (18%), Leeds (16%) and Liverpool (16%).

Overall, eight out of every ten companies still pay men more than women. Jobs in the finance and insurance industry have the largest pay gap (40%), followed by the energy supply sector (27%) and education (26%).

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