Regional publishers have revealed their gender pay gaps for 2017 in accordance with regulations requiring companies with more than 250 employees to publish the data by 4 April.
The figures, published on a new government website, show men earn more than women at most of the big groups.
Newsquest’s figures are split, with the company also submitting statistics under Newsquest Media Group, Newsquest (Herald & Times) and Newsquest (Midlands South) as well as NWN.
For these purposes, Newsquest Media Group includes the bulk of employees in the group, and includes those working on the Northern Echo, Bradford Telegraph & Argus, Bolton News and Lancashire Telegraph.
The full figures are as follows:
|Company||Women’s mean hourly rate compared to men’s (pc)||Women’s median hourly rate compared to men’s (pc)|
|Midland News Association||-10.2||-3.1|
|Newsquest Media Group||-12||-7|
|Newsquest (Herald & Times)||-18||-17|
|Newsquest (Midlands South)||-2||-4|