HarperCollins UK gender pay gap falls slightly to 15.3%

HarperCollins UK gender pay gap falls slightly to 15.3%

The mean gender pay gap at HarperCollins UK in 2020 narrowed slightly from 2019's figure to 15.3%, with more women joining the company's higher paid roles, the publisher's latest report shows.

Figures released by HC three months ahead of the mandatory April deadline showed the mean average pay difference between men and women for 2020 was down by 1% on 2019. The median gap – the figure that falls in the middle of all employees' salaries from lowest to highest paid – was static at 8.8%.

The median bonus gap, however, increased from 15.9% to 26.7%, although the mean was down slightly from 5...

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