BBC Reduces Gender Pay Gap By 18% & Publishes Review To Support Female Staff

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The BBC has reduced its gender pay gap – becoming the second British broadcaster to close the gap between what men and women earn. The median gap has fallen from 9.3% to 7.6%, while its mean pay gap fell from 10.7% to 8.4%. The public broadcaster said this followed "concerted action" as it aims to close the gender pay gap by 2020. It noted that the reduction was achieved through a series of initiatives addressing specific pay issues, introducing a simpler job framework…