"The data so far tell the familiar story of the so-called "glass pyramid" - women outnumbering men in the lower-paid quartiles, with far fewer at the top in higher-paid management and leadership roles". Instead, the gender pay gap is discussing average pay, which has two main causes, namely horizontal and vertical segregation.
The data, which showed a pay gap of just 3.5%, was compiled from analysis of 488 women and 423 men working across Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council.
Employers that do not disclose their figures risk legal action from the UK's Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
Theresa May, the Prime Minister of United Kingdom has narrowing the gender pay gap, a part of her domestic policy agenda.
It shows the vast majority of businesses on average pay men more than women, a trend that cuts across all sectors of the economy and affects both public and private employees.
The company issued updated figures showing the pay gap for January 2018 drops to 36% (mean) and rises slightly to 21% (median). The firm reports that women are actually paid more in terms of median average pay by a margin of 0.7 per cent - and when it comes to the mean hourly rate, Amazon also performs significantly better than the national average.
In the top-earning quartile of Live Nation's United Kingdom business, 59% of employees are male and 41% are female.
According to the company's gender pay gap report, the average (mean) hourly rate of its female members of staff is 33.7% lower than men, a disparity that's worse than the UK's average rate of 18.4%.
By contrast, the United Kingdom national average pay gap is 18.4 per cent.
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But despite all the progress made since British women first won the right to vote a century ago, "major injustices still hold too many women back", she said.
Companies were also required to submit data on bonus pay.
Over half of women (51 per cent) who have a bank account are likely to switch their bank, compared to 37 per cent of men.
On Tuesday morning, 8,874 of the more than 9,000 employers affected by the regulation had filed their figures to the United Kingdom gender pay gap service, which allows employees to check their company's record. Thirty percent of our employee population are women.
Many well-known names have reported large gender gaps, with Ryanair a notable example. They argue the pay gaps are big because men tend to dominate highly paid positions.
Cricket and tennis are the sports with the largest disparities between men's and women's pay, figures released by the Government have revealed.
How is the pay gap calculated?
The BBC, which has a gap of nine per cent, has already declared it is working to improve the balance in earnings and representation.