The Fawcett Society has recently urged employers to stop asking about salary history, due to findings that it contributes to the gender pay gap by keeping women on lower wages. Employment law Solicitor, Christine Caffrey, and Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Partner, Simon Walsh, discuss the charity's findings and share practical steps that employers should consider during the recruitment process to help close the gender pay gap.
Don't ask about salary history if you want to improve the gender pay gap
Christine Caffrey and Simon Walsh discuss gender pay gap issues with Elite Business
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