Little change in Pearson's gender pay gap figures

Little change in Pearson's gender pay gap figures

Pearson's latest headline figures for its gender pay gap show little change from the previous year's numbers, with the company saying "meaningful change takes time".

Pearson's overall median gender pay gap stood at 14% in the latest disclosure, which measures workforce pay for men and women as of April 2018. This is a 1% drop from the 15% figure cited last year. However the mean gender pay gap was unchanged year-on-year at 21%.

The median bonus pay gap had dropped from 18% to 12%, though the mean bonus pay gap still stood at 49% (52% in the previous year).

The company said that analysis ...

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