Men dominate trade’s senior positions, data shows

Men dominate trade’s senior positions, data shows

The book trade has wrestled with its gender pay gap revelations this week, with the overall trend emerging that despite women forming more of the workforce in companies across the sector, it is men who dominate the most senior positions and attract the highest pay and bonuses.

The findings have come after a new government ruling required companies with more than 250 employees to publish their gender pay gap data by Wednesday 4th April or face fines, with 19 firms in the book sector, across trade publishers, retailers and academic presses, reporting figures.

Following the revelations, Lis ...

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