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UK: further gender pay gap reporting guidance but no imminent change to requirements

As the second deadline for reports approaches, the Equalities and Human Rights Commission has published a report¬†urging employers to accompany their figures with narrative reports and action plans with concrete, time-bound target-driven activities to reduce the gap. The report highlights … Continue reading

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UK: gender pay gap news

The Government Equalities Office has published a summary of the 2017/18 gender pay gap data submitted by employers as at May 2018, along with an Interim Gender Pay Gap Employer Insights Survey conducted at the end of 2017. The summary … Continue reading

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UK: Government consults on mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting

The Government has published a consultation on ethnicity pay reporting, making clear its position that this should become mandatory (possibly subject to a trial or phased approach with ‘early adopters’). The consultation is open until 11 January 2019. The consultation … Continue reading

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UK: parliamentary committee recommends reforms for gender pay gap reporting

On 2 August 2018 the House of Commons’ Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee published a report on the gender pay gap reporting obligation introduced from April 2017. The report notes that the national median gender pay gap is 18.4%, … Continue reading

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UK: guidance for employers on actions to close the gender pay gap

On 1 August 2018 the Government Equalities Office (GEO) confirmed that 100% of employers covered by the new gender pay gap reporting obligation have now published their first report (disclosing data as at April 2017). The Equalities and Human Rights … Continue reading

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UK: Diversity Developments – presentation of pay gap data, proposals on parental leave and dress code guidance

The Government Equalities Office has published the findings of a commissioned study (here) concluding that the clearest and most accessible way of presenting gender pay gap figures is to display them visually as coins or as the amount which women … Continue reading

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UK: The gender pay gap deadline has passed – what next for employers?

The deadline for larger employers to publish their gender pay gap reports passed on 4 April 2018, with around 1500 employers in default. The Equality and Human Rights Commission published its finalised enforcement strategy at the end of March and … Continue reading

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UK: Sex discrimination – Fawcett Society’s reform proposals

The Fawcett Society has published its Sex Discrimination Law Review, calling for:

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UK: Gender pay gap reporting – EHRC threatens enforcement action for non-compliance

The 4th April 2018 deadline for publication of employers’ first year of gender pay gap data is looming, yet over 90% of employers covered by the new statutory duty have still not reported. Many may have deliberately chosen to publish … Continue reading

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UK: Government, investor and media focus on gender pay gap reporting

Large private sector employers are required to publish their gender pay gap data by 4 April 2018.¬† However, in the last couple of months pressure has been put on employers to publish early, a call endorsed by the Prime Minister … Continue reading

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