Hachette tracks uplift in BAME staff numbers but pay gap widens

Hachette tracks uplift in BAME staff numbers but pay gap widens

Hachette UK has published its second ethnicity pay gap report, showing the number of black and minority ethnic (BAME) employees at the company has increased but the mean average pay gap between them and their white colleagues has widened.

The publisher released its first report voluntarily last year, the first and currently only press to do so, as part of its Changing the Story programme to attract and retain more diverse talent. Hachette also pledged a BAME representation target of 15% of the total group workforce within five years.

This year's report, which uses snapshot data from 5th A...

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