Just under half (40%) of employees in the highest pay quartile at the BBC are female, compared to 41% in the second quartile, 46% in the third quartile and 55% in the lowest pay quartile. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. She said: 'Tim is a really, you know, a good fit for the job, actually. It did not require any particular skill or experience to do that.”. Nearly every state has narrowed its gender pay gap since 2010. Published: 13:15 EST, 16 September 2020 | Updated: 01:55 EST, 17 September 2020 . Ahmed, the presenter of viewer feedback programme Newswatch, claimed she was owed almost £700,000 in back pay because of the difference between her £440-an-episode rate and the £3,000 an episode Jeremy Vine received for hosting the similar Points of View programme. 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"It's more transparent out there at the moment and it affects whether people want to work for you - it affects your perception in the market, and investors are starting to pay a lot more attention to it," she says. The number is calculated by taking the total wage bill for each and dividing it by the number of men and women employed by the organisation. EXCLUSIVE: It was just a bit of fun! If you continue browsing, we assume that you consent to our use of cookies. The publication comes barely a fortnight after new director-general Tim Davie took the reins and the corporation boss yesterday defended Ball's huge pay rise after she shed nearly a million listeners in the first year in her new role, saying it was a 'punchy' market. Host of Radio 5 Live Breakfast Show and Your Call, Nicky Campbell's yearly estimted earnings have reduced by £40,000. Emily Maitlis heads up BBC Newsnight, as well as BBC documentaries and election programmes. e-mail; 19 shares. How can BBC justify these obscene salaries? Updated: 16 Sep 2020, 0:45; ZOE Ball has bagged £1million more pay this year while Huw Edwards and Alan Shearer's wages have been cut after the BBC faced gender pay gap backlash. Due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, gender pay gap reporting regulations have been suspended for the 2020/2021 reporting period, however, some organisations have chosen to do so voluntarily. Host of BBC Radio One's The Scott Mills Show, Radio 5's The Scott Mills and Chris Stark Show. Aberdeen Asset Manager, Barclays' commercial arm, NatWest and Standard Life Investments were all paying out bonuses that are over 50% higher for men, on average. Video, How sunshine can make the railways greener, Tech making it easier to see inside babies' brains. All rights reserved. It also comes after the Beeb was blasted for choosing to remove the lyrics of Land of Hope and Glory and Rule, Britannia! 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