Publishing figures express frustration at gender pay gap results

Publishing figures express frustration at gender pay gap results

Figures in the publishing industry have expressed frustration at the latest round of gender pay gap reports, which showed little progress had been made since 2017.

With all the reports published by 5th April, around half of firms where the pay gap already favoured men saw the margin widen even further. Although some made in-roads into the divide, these were often only marginal.

Penguin Random House saw its median pay gap slip to 3%, a 4.6% swing towards men, although it blamed the closure of its Rugby distribution site for the change. Its mean gap saw a slight improvement to 9.3%. Hachett...

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