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HSBC has worst gender pay gap among Britain's largest companies

The next largest gender pay gaps were at Virgin Atlantic, where men received 58 percent more on average more than women

Reuters  |  London 

HSBC, Europe's largest bank, has reported the largest difference in male and female staff salaries among large organisations in Britain, as the government looks to pressure big companies to reduce gender pay disparities. Swamped by the task of delivering Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to make visible progress on a domestic agenda set out when she took power in July 2016, particularly after a snap election in 2017 that exposed a weakness on social reforms. Hoping to highlight gender discrimination and force companies into action, May has implemented ...

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First Published: Wed, April 04 2018. 22:50 IST