Tag Archive: West Midlands

  • Why is there still a Gender Pay Gap ?

    International Women's Day 8th March 2016

    The Office of National Statistics shows a gender pay gap for full-time employees of 9.4% in 2016 and 18.1% when part time employees are included. According to the annual Women in Work Index compiled by PwC,┬áthe West Midlands has the furthest to go in eliminating pay inequality and it will take at least another 24 years to eliminate the gender pay gap within the UK. Why is there still a Gender Pay Gap in the UK? Many of the pay differences we…

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  • Helping Small Businesses in 2014

    small businesses

    In this New Year of the Horse, could 2014 be the Year of the Small Business? Read on for lots of useful links to funding and business support for SMEs.

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