Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to end the gender pay gap!
The Prime Minister called on companies to take steps to improve workplace equality.
The Prime Minister said: “Tackling injustices like the gender pay gap is part of building a country that works for everyone.”
She added “But the gender pay gap isn’t going to close on its own – we all need to be taking sustained action to make sure we address this.”
To close the gender pay gap further, the Prime Minister is calling on companies to:
- improve the pipeline to ensure progress on female representation at senior levels, including supporting women to progress to middle management and offering return to work schemes
- publish their gender pay gap data, including companies with fewer than 250 employees
- make flexible working a reality for all employees by advertising all jobs as flexible from Day 1, unless there are solid business reasons not to