You’ve no doubt heard of the new Gender Pay Gap legislation implemented this year by the UK Government, which required companies
with more than 250 employees to report their gender pay gap by April 4.
As companies publish their results, MusicBusiness Worldwide have reported the pay gap results at major UK labels. Displaying both the percentage difference between earnings for male and female employees, as well as the gender split between males and females across all levels of the businesses, including the difference in bonuses paid out to both genders. The results are unfortunately unsurprising.
Last month, WOMEX published figures about our own processes
and statistics alongside some initiatives as positive examples in the
fight for cultural diversity and improved gender balance, that from
the start has been a driving force for the global WOMEX community.
READ statistics and insights regarding WOMEX and gender equality
article posted by:Carly Graham, Piranha Arts