Gender pay gap

Gender pay gap reporting legislation will require large employers to publish their overall mean and median gender pay gaps from 2018. Under the new laws, employers will have to calculate their gender pay gap from April 2017 and publish the details by April 2018.

Our webinar on preparing for gender pay gap reporting is now available on-demand.

Gender pay gaps and parental leave

Pay gaps need to tackle ethnicity and disability as well as gender, urges EHRC

All jobs should be advertised as available for flexible working and fathers should receive ‘use it or lose it’ parental...

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BBC and gender pay: Why getting it right is not always simple

10 Aug 2017

The BBC could face spending millions of pounds to boost female broadcasters’ salaries after stars threatened action over a gender...

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Google employees plan class action lawsuit over gender pay

9 Aug 2017

A group of more than 60 female Google employees are considering bringing a class action lawsuit against the company for...

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How to find the balance between flexible working and “always on”

18 Jul 2017

Research has shown that many workers value flexible working over a pay rise. Sarah Thompson asks how can employers ensure...

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Department for Education is first government department to publish gender pay gap

28 Jun 2017

The Department for Education (DfE) has published its gender pay gap figures, becoming the first government department to do so....

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Gap between men and women’s retirement income grows

28 Jun 2017

Women retiring this year will be £6,400 a year worse off than men, according to new research from Prudential.
The...

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Ethnicity pay gap reporting: how would it work?

26 May 2017

Both the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats have pledged to introduce ethnicity pay gap reporting if they come to power...

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Tory manifesto: National retraining, NI holidays and more gap reporting

18 May 2017

Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....

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Labour manifesto 2017: what employers need to know

17 May 2017

The Labour Party’s official manifesto has been released today and includes some of the most radical changes to employment legislation...

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Gender pay gaps and the Met Police chief’s decision to take a “pay cut”

12 Apr 2017

New Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has opted to take a lower salary than that of her predecessor Sir Bernard...

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April 2017: nine key employment law changes

10 Apr 2017

Are you up to date with all this month's employment law changes? We round the nine most important legislative...

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Gender pay gap reporting: five questions from HR

5 Apr 2017

Do gender pay gap reporting obligations apply to my organisation? What employees do we include in the calculations? What counts...

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Gender pay gap reporting: 5 April marks first snapshot date

5 Apr 2017

Today is the first “snapshot” date that large employers must use to report their gender pay gap.
Private- and voluntary-sector...

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Writing a gender pay gap report: a guide for employers

5 Apr 2017

The first “snapshot date” for gender pay gap reporting is 5 April 2017, with larger employers having to publish their...

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Gender pay gap: women could shun employers over “unequal pay”

24 Mar 2017

Two-thirds (65%) of women and 27% of men would not apply for a job at a company where “men and...

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