According to a new report by The People’s Pension, the gender pensions gap is more than double the size of the gender pay gap, with the average female pensioner being £7,000 a year worse off than her male counterpart.*
The conversation on ageism is gaining momentum. More stats are being revealed, such as that ageism starts at 46 in the tech industry*, and more people are speaking up – Madonna recently declared she was ‘being punished for turning 60’.
A report last year from The Resolution Foundation revealed that black and ethnic minority employees are losing out on a shocking £3.2bn a year. Black women graduates earn on average £1.56 less per hour than white women graduates.
The 2019 Diversity in the Workplace Report takes a comprehensive look at the companies across the globe who are doing diversity and inclusion ‘right’. We spoke to the author, 32-year-old Vessy Tasheva, about why she created the report and what we can all learn from it.