Kate Andrews writes for The Telegraph

Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Telegraph on the gender pay gap in both the public and private sector.

In her article Kate argues that liberal markets and capitalism rarely allow for discrimination based on anything but merit. If you don’t hire the best people available, your company cannot be competitive with rivals in the market who do. To put a strange preference for gender or race ahead of pure talent creates a crucial and unnecessary disadvantage. Regardless of which pay gap statistic you accept or reject, there is no denying the role of capitalism in women’s workplace liberation.

Read the full article here. (££)