27 July 2021 – Is June Sarpong’s BBC salary too much for a three-day week? (HR Magazine UK)


June Sarpong’s salary as diversity champion for the BBC has been brought into question. Some have criticised Sarpong’s pay packet given her celebrity status and that her working week is shorter than the typical five days.

Yet, Caitlin Bethell, Head of Psychology at diversity and inclusion consultancy In Diverse Company, said the number of days Sarpong, or any head of diversity, works should not impact their pay. Speaking to HR magazine, Bethell said: “Essentially the role is important if we want to make change, the BBC are hugely influential, and if Sarpong is delivering her objectives in three days that shouldn’t matter.

Read more here: https://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/content/news/is-june-sarpong-s-bbc-salary-too-much-for-a-three-day-week 

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