Region, contract, and gender differences in pub and bar pay.
Recent statistics from the Office for National Statistics suggest that jobs occupied by women are over 13% less likely to pay the living wage than those occupied by men. In London, the gap is even larger, at 16.8%. In fact, women’s bar jobs in London pay below the London living wage three quarters of the time. Men’s bar jobs, on the other hand, outside of London, are living wage-paying in 49.5% of cases.
Living wage recommendations have been made since 2001 as to the amount employers should pay