"UK's most unequal bank: HSBC's gender pay gap grows to 61%" The Guardian 08.01.19

UK's most unequal bank: HSBC's gender pay gap grows to 61%

The Guardian

Kalyeena Makortoff

8 January 2019

"HSBC has the worst gender pay gap among UK banks, reveal new figures that show the gap widening for female workers.

The bank released an update showing its average gender pay gap grew to 61% in 2018, compared to 59% a year earlier. It means women employed at HSBC earned just 39p for every £1 pocketed by male colleagues. Its median pay gap also grew from 29% to 30%."

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