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British Veterinary Association responds to the gender pay gap in the veterinary profession


It has revealed that eight out of ten firms pay men more than women and the wage difference remains at 9.4%, the same level as in 2017/18. The report includes data for vet businesses with more than 250 members of staff and shows that the inequality of pay seen nationally is also reflected across the veterinary profession.

BVA President Malcolm Morley said: “This report makes for extremely disappointing reading. Whilst the gender pay gap nationally is as large as it was five years ago, it’s even more concerning that no meaningful progress has been made in addressing this fundamental inequality within the veterinary sector.  

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