Gender pay gap falls to 5 per cent for Millennials in their 20s – but they are still set to face a huge lifetime earnings penalty

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Incomes and Inequality

  The gender pay gap for millennials in their 20s has halved in a generation to just 5 per cent, but much of that progress looks set to be undone with early signs showing that the gender pay gap continues to escalate as women enter their 30s and 40s. This suggests that millennial women will … Continued

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The high price of motherhood

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Tax and Welfare

British women are paying a shockingly high price for motherhood as they are forced into lower-skilled, part-time work after having children, according to the findings of a new survey by Netmums and independent think tank, Resolution Foundation. The poll of over 1,600 part-time working mothers revealed almost half (48%) of mothers on low to middle … Continued

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Women and part-timers losing the earnings race

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Jobs, Skills and Pay

What sex you are, whether you work part time and where you live are all critical for your chances of social mobility, according to a major new study published today by the independent think tank the Resolution Foundation. The report, Snakes and Ladders, finds that women, those working part-time and those outside of London are … Continued

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