The ‘motherhood penalty’ is a leading contributor to the gender pay gap, with women who have children by the age of 33 earning 15% less than their childless peers. So, which companies are taking action to encourage a more gender-equal approach to parenting?
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’.