Fawcett Society, briefing, equal pay day, pay gap, Young Women's Trust, 10 November 2017“At this rate, today’s young women will be retired before equal pay becomes a reality.”

Despite the Equal Pay Act – which came into force 47 years ago – in Britain, today, women still earn less than men.

So, 10 November 2017 is the day that full-time women workers effectively start working for free.

The most recent statistics from the ONS’s Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) show that the gap for full time workers is 14.1 per cent.

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