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Interview: Olivia Hill of AAT talks about the gender pay gap and the best ways to close it

Olivia Hill was appointed to the role at ATT (the Association of Accounting Technicians) of Chief HR Officer in November 2014 at ATT. She has worked at the company since 2008 and is responsible for reward and benefits strategy, training and development, employee engagement and recruitment and retention. HRReview spoke to her about the gender pay gap and the recent government attempts to solve the problem.

Homosexual women are earning much more than heterosexuals

The University of Washington has released a new report revealing that lesbians in the United States earn up to nine percent more than heterosexual female employees. The study found that gay men often earn eleven percent less than heterosexual males. On average, the report also revealed, homosexual women work more hours per day than straight women.

Yahoo biased against men, claims former employee

Technology companies in the US have been submerged recently with claims from female employees detailing gender discrimination. Any opinion that technology is a male arena is being debunked and challenged. Over the past year, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft have all faced lawsuits from disgruntled former female employees.

Robert Leeming: Spot the problem with this photograph: Where are all the women?

The news from Paris this weekend, for once, was nothing but good. The vast majority of governments in the world reached a deal to work together to slow down climate change. The Paris pact aims to curb global warning to less than 2C (3.6F) by the end of the current century. President Obama labeled the deal as ‘the best chance we have to save the one planet we have,’ and labeled the deal, which was also signed by some of the world’s biggest polluters such as India and China, as a ‘turning point’ towards a low-carbon future.