UK based challenger bank Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group announced they would increase minimum salaries by 11 percent in an effort to boost pay to their female workforce; the bank released news that men were paid 37 percent more than women, mostly due to men being in higher paying roles; the bank signed up for the government’s Women in Finance Charter to help increase their proportion of women in senior roles to 40 percent by 2020 and 50 percent in the long term. Source.
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