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Equal pay reports are little use for women challenging BBC

Posted on 14 November 2017 by Jennifer Millins. Source: The Times

Equal pay reports are little use for women challenging BBC

Differing quality of information and incomplete records make it hard to analyse staff pay grades, Jennifer Millins writes in The Times

The BBC enjoyed the headlines generated by its gender pay gap: at 9.3% it is around half the national average. At the same time, it published an Equal Pay Audit, a report by Sir Patrick Elias QC and BBC management's response. However these reports raise more questions than answers for women at the BBC seeking to understand if they are being discriminated against.

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Jennifer Millins is a Partner in the Employment department at Mishcon de Reya. She is acting for a number of senior women at the BBC on the issues of gender equality and equal pay.

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