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CMI: Lower levels of pay for women 'can't be justified'

Figures out today show female managers in Wales are earning almost £4,000 less than their male counterparts.

The Chartered Management Institute also says more needs to be done to 'tackle gender bias' in pay policies.

Lower levels of pay for women managers cannot be justified, yet our extensive data shows the pay gap remains for too many women in Wales.

Women and men should be paid on the basis of their performance in their particular roles, but this is clearly not yet the case for far too many.

We have to stamp out cultures that excuse this as the result of time out for motherhood and tackle gender bias in pay policies that put too much emphasis on time served.

– Ann Francke, Chief Executive, CMI

Latest gender pay gap revealed for Welsh workers

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The widest pay gap was recorded between men and women aged 45-60 Credit: PA

Figures out today show female managers in Wales are earning almost £4,000 less than their male counterparts.

The Chartered Management Institute also says mens' average bonuses tends to be bigger too. Campaigners are asking for businesses to do more to bridge the gap.

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Last day to see Newport Medieval Ship in current home

Newport Medieval Ship
Newport City Council is trying to find the vessel a new home.

Today marks the last day that members of the public will be able to view the Newport Medieval Ship as the lease for the premises where it is currently being homed is running out.

The vessel, which dates back to 1460, is currently in Maesglas in Newport. Newport City Council has the responsibility of finding a new place but have so far been unsuccessful, leaving the historical ship without a home.

NATO summit 'a chance for Newport to shine'

by Carole Green

With three weeks to go until the NATO summit, Newport residents and businesses are gearing up for the challenges and opportunities it will bring to the city.

Food traders are being encouraged to show off the best of Welsh produce at a fair in the Celtic Manor resort, while locals say it's a chance for the city to shine.

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