Sex discrimination still evident in industry

A Chartered Management Institute and Remuneration Economics survey has revealed that women working in the insurance sector are more likely to resign than their male counterparts, despite enjoying higher salary increases and larger bonuses.

The findings showed that women in the insurance sector increased their earnings by 7.8% against 6.1% for men. In real terms, however, this means that female managers in the insurance sector earned an average of £44,383 in the year to January 2006 - still £1