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I'll tell you something: Tackling the gender pay gap means confronting the motherhood penalty

Earlier this year, the Government Equalities Office (GEO) published guidance for companies about how to tackle the gender pay gap. One of the most striking things about the guide was the disconnect between what actually works and what most firms are doing.

As part of a recent research project for the Association of British Insurers (ABI), my colleagues and I at Public First analysed the remedial gender pay gap activity of the FTSE 100. Unconscious bias training was the most popular intervention, cited by more than a quarter of companies. Yet bias training fails to make the GEO’s effective actions list, and our own review of the academic research found that it did little to promote equality.

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December 18, 2018

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