Lies, damn lies and the gender pay gap statistics - what do the figures really tell us?

The pay gap reporting requirements have presented a unique PR challenge for law firms - so who came out best?

The deadline has passed, the data is in and the dust has settled. But while the gender pay gap figures do offer some new insight into the make-up of the UK’s largest law firms, does the data really tell us anything of value?

The new disclosure requirements have presented a unique challenge for law firms – how to dress up figures which, on the face of it, do not look good, while also preserving their credentials as progressive employers.

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