Hachette reports 'stark' 24.7% gender pay gap

Hachette reports 'stark' 24.7% gender pay gap

Hachette UK Ltd has set targets to make sure women make up two thirds of its top pay quartile by 2020 after reporting a "stark" median gender pay gap of 24.71%, a mean gender pay gap of 29.69%, and a median bonus gender pay gap of 62.64%.

Hachette UK chief executive David Shelley said releasing the data marked "a really difficult day" for the company, with its median gender pay gap above the British average of 18.4%, according to the Office for National Statistics. Shelley branded the gender pay gap "big", "bleak" and "impossible to ignore" and said he and the company would be doing "anyth...

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