Cultural attitudes in the workplace need to change before we see any real progress on equal pay, argues Professor Caroline Gatrell It has been decades since laws were brought in to ensure equality of pay between women and men. The Equal Pay Act was introduced in 1970 but at all levels women are paid less than men for undertaking equivalent roles.

Think about the best leader you’ve ever worked with. The person is likely to be inspiring; someone whose vision for the future motivated and drove you to success. Now consider: is this leader a man or a woman?

Think about the best leader you’ve ever worked with. The person is likely to be inspiring; someone whose vision for the future motivated and drove you to success. Now consider: is this leader a man or a woman?