BusinessCompany NewsFemale accountant wins £25,000 claim

Female accountant wins £25,000 claim

Claim won on basis that male successor earned £8,000 more

Bridget Bodman, a former accountant at manufacturing company
API Group, has won a
£25,000 claim at an employment tribunal.

Bodman made her case based on the fact that her male successor earned £8,000
more than her.

She joined API in April 2000 as a group accountant and was promoted to
financial controller less than a year later.

Bodman’s successor was paid £8,000 more than her, as well as receiving an
£8,640 car allowance and additional benefits.

Jenny Watson, chair of the Equal
Opportunities Commission
, which supported Bodman, said: ‘Equal pay is not
simply about people working side-by-side being paid the same salary for doing
the same job.’

Further reading:

Female directors still being shortchanged

Dispelling the myth of ageism

Related Articles

BDO replaces Deloitte as Mitie auditor

Audit BDO replaces Deloitte as Mitie auditor

3m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
CVR Global appoints partner in London office

Company News CVR Global appoints partner in London office

7m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
FTSE100 failing to provide adequate ethics information

Company News FTSE100 failing to provide adequate ethics information

7m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
Moore Stephens recruits new private client partner

Accounting Firms Moore Stephens recruits new private client partner

10m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Magma Group announces merger, partner promotions

Accounting Firms Magma Group announces merger, partner promotions

10m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
BDO on ‘recruitment spree’ with multiple partner appointments

Accounting Firms BDO on ‘recruitment spree’ with multiple partner appointments

10m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Brand strength leads to fee income growth for RSM

Accounting Firms Brand strength leads to fee income growth for RSM

10m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Mazars strengthens audit team with partner appointment

Accounting Firms Mazars strengthens audit team with partner appointment

10m Emma Smith, Managing Editor