Equal pay should be top of agenda

Employers who are not looking at how equal pay fits into other HR policies
are irresponsible, claimed Opportunity Now’s chairman at a women as leaders
conference last week.

Clara Freeman urged HR professionals to measure and monitor equality and
equal pay in the workplace with the same hard facts as they regard market share
and customer satisfaction.

The former board member of Marks & Spencer told delegates at the Henley
Management College event that HR should communicate the business case of
promoting women to senior positions. "Make it a hard issue – can your
organisation monitor and measure progress, is there hard, statistical
information about what

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