Perminder Mann gets Wikipedia entry to help close site's 'gender page gap'

Bonnier Publishing c.e.o. Perminder Mann is being given a Wikipedia entry as part of a drive to close Wikipedia's "gender page gap" through a series of "edit-a-thons" organised by the platform with Bloomberg as part of a programme from London mayor Sadiq Khan during London Tech Week.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Hitting the Books: AI could help shrink America's gender wage gap

Women have faced gender-based discrimination in the workforce throughout history, denied employment in all but a handful of subservient roles, regularly ignored for promotions and pay raises — and rarely ever compensated at the same rates as their male peers. This long and storied socioeconomic... Continue reading at Engadget

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Auto-narration 'can help close gap' between e-books and audiobooks

Auto-narrated audiobooks will not replace human narration but will help "elevate" text-heavy books and help eliminate the gap between e-books and accompanying audiobooks, says Ani Attamian, head of publishing partnerships for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Google. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette 'moving in the right direction' as it cuts gender pay gap

Hachette UK has released its latest gender pay gap report, revealing that the mean gender pay gap for Hachette UK Ltd dropped by four percentage points from 25.9% in 2019 to 21.9% in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH 'disappointed' as gender pay gap widens

Penguin Random House has said it is “disappointed” after the company's gender pay gap widened by 2.1% over the past year, but insists new initiatives mean it is making long-term progress. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elsevier makes small reduction to high gender pay gap

Elsevier, which for the past two years has reported significant median gender pay gaps of 40% and 39.4%, has reduced that number slightly to 37% in its latest filing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OUP makes a start on its gender pay gap

The latest gender pay gap report released by Oxford University Press shows a small lessening of its median pay gap, down just under 1% to 12.5% in the year to March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Perminder Mann signs up as mentor for NLT and Lancôme careers platform for women

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) has joined with luxury cosmetic brand Lancôme UK to launch an online platform to support young women on the path to employment featuring insights from Perminder Mann, c.e.o. of Bonnier Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins releases 2019 gender pay gap with 'progress being made'

HarperCollins is closing its gender pay gap with the median difference reducing from 10.2% to 8.8% in its latest filing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette gender pay gap report: 'moving in the right direction'

Hachette UK has reported on its gender pay gap for 2019, revealing it has made some progress in closing the gender data gap in its core publishing divisions after increasing the number of higher paid women in its upper echelons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Caroline Criado Perez's gender data gap 'exposé' takes £25k Royal Society Science Book Prize

Feminist campaigner Caroline Criado Perez’s "exposé" on the gender data gap, Invisible Women (Chatto & Windus), has scooped the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH publishes gender pay gap nine months early and unveils plans for parental leave

Penguin Random House has revealed its gender pay gap figures nine months early with a largely unchanged balance sheet but with a new initiative which sees all new parents at the company given the opportunity to take 12 months off from next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Fleishman Is In Trouble' Investigates The Gender Sympathy Gap

Taffy Brodesser-Akner's debut novel is a divorce novel wrapped around a mystery: What are women really up to? Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Bonnier voluntarily reveals gender pay gap

Bonnier Books UK has voluntarily revealed its gender pay gap of 8.2%, as c.e.o. Perminder Mann says equality is "crucial" if the business is to stay relevant.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bertelsmann 'realigns' printing business, will close Nuremberg site

Bertelsmann plans to close its Nuremberg printing site by April 2021, and has begun immediate talks with employee representatives, with around 670 permanent staffers and 250 contract workers affected. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishing figures express frustration at gender pay gap results

Figures in the publishing industry have expressed frustration at the latest round of gender pay gap reports, which showed little progress had been made since 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rugby site closure swings PRH pay gap

Penguin Random House UK’s overall gender pay gap has swung in favour of men, with women now earning 3% less than men working at the company, on the median calculation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury median gender pay gap rises to 21.7%

Bloomsbury Publishing’s median gender pay gap has grown to 21.7% in 2018 from 17.2% the year before although its mean figure fell slightly, according to its latest report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blackwell’s gender pay gap narrows

Blackwell’s has revealed a gender pay gap of 1.4% in favour of men, a fraction lower than last year’s 1.8% and still less than the national average of 17.9%.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gender pay gap static at HarperCollins

HarperCollins’ gender pay gap has remained broadly static with the publisher saying it is "confident" of change long term after introducing initiatives including enhanced parental leave, balanced shortlists for senior roles and a blind recruitment process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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