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UK: Acas/GEO publish draft guidance on gender pay gap reporting

On 28 January 2017 Acas and the Government Equalities Office published draft guidance on the new gender pay gap reporting obligation, available here. Although in draft, we understand from the GEO that this is because it pre-dated the Parliamentary approval … Continue reading

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UK: Final form regulations on gender pay gap reporting

The Government has published its long-awaited final form draft regulations on gender pay gap reporting. Subject to Parliamentary approval, the new requirements are due to apply to private sector employers with 250 or more employees from 6 April 2017.   A … Continue reading

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UK: New publications – ACAS guidance – productivity, terminal illness, dress codes, gender pay gap reports

Acas has issued guidance for line managers to help run effective teams and on dealing with life-threatening conditions at work, and has updated its dress code guidance in light of research showing discrimination against employees with visible tattoos.  It has … Continue reading

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UK: Gender pay gap reporting regulations delayed, first data snapshot likely to be brought forward

The Government Equality Office has confirmed that the final gender pay reporting regulations (discussed here) are unlikely to be brought into force in October this year as originally planned. The hope is that the regulations will be approved this autumn … Continue reading

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US: Proposed new obligation for large US employers to report pay information

A rule recently proposed by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission seeks to expand the scope of information that US employers with over 100 employees ("Qualified Employers") must currently report to the federal government. Specifically, in addition to reporting the … Continue reading

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UK: Draft gender pay gap reporting regulations published

The Government has today published its draft regulations providing for mandatory gender pay reporting, for consultation until 11 March 2016.  The key points are as follows: The obligation will apply to employers with at least 250 "relevant employees" (ie, employees who … Continue reading

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UK: Government proposed reforms – equal pay, diversity, picketing and employment agencies

Consultation over the Government's plan to require larger companies to publish pay information showing whether there is a gender pay gap closed in September. The response is awaited but in the meantime David Cameron announced that the measures would extend … Continue reading

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UK: Consultation on gender pay reporting requirements

The Government Equalities Office has published an initial consultation paper on the proposal to require companies to publish pay information to show whether there are differences between the pay of their male and female employees.

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UK: Government announcements – consultation on gender pay gap reporting imminent, tribunal fee review and delay to new tax-free childcare scheme

The Government has committed in legislation to make regulations by March 2016 for mandatory gender pay reporting for larger employers, but the relevant legislation has not yet been commenced. Minister for Women and Equalities, Nicky Morgan, has now confirmed to … Continue reading

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UK: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 – mandatory gender pay gap reports and zero hours contracts

The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill also received Royal Assent on 26 March, though commencement orders will be needed to bring the employment provisions into force.

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