Now you will tell me, won’t you, if you think I’m turning into a moaning Minnie? It’s just that I keep getting exasperated this month! Honestly, sometimes I think Dr Who has whisked me off back to the 1950s. In the news over the last few weeks have been accounts from three (yes, 3!) female BBC TV journalists who all believe that they were dropped from mainstream TV because they were too old. Yes, check your watches, we are in
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The BBC had an interesting radio debate recently about the fact that women in sport routinely get less prize money. In fact, 30% of sports pay less, which doesn’t sound much but the disparity is huge. This provoked the inevitable, but women aren’t as interesting to watch, don’t play as long etc responses. I tweeted out that maybe if women’s sports had as much money pumped into as men’s we might hold a different view. We’ve been brainwashed by the
I had to reword this post a few times as my anger was getting the better of me. Read on and it’ll become obvious why. New figures about the gender pay gap have been released which show that the gap in the UK has widened for the first time in 5 years. That is, women are getting paid less than ever before than men for similar jobs; the pay gap is 15.7% and in the finance and business management sectors
Average earning for women in the UK falls from £18,000 to £15,400 Nothing to be proud of here. Infographic credit: the Independent Newspaper RenewYou is my one day course for women licensed to passionate trainers around the world!