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.

The CMI/XpertHR research found the overall gender pay gap to be 26.8%; in HR it was just 10.0%.

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than male colleagues

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than their male counterparts – equivalent to a gender pay gap of 10% –...

flexible working for parents

Acas study urges higher take-up of flexible working 

13 Sep 2017

A report published today by Acas calls for more flexible working for parents returning to work after parental leave as...

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
Anne Milton: Offering returnships will give women real options over their career path.

Minister for Women Anne Milton on why returnships matter

28 Aug 2017

As the Government announces four new returnship programmes for the public sector and launches a consultation on how to support...

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }
EHRC-gender-pay

Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes gender pay gap

23 Aug 2017

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published details of its gender pay gap, showing that on average its...

Continue Reading Comments { 3 }
Gender pay gaps and parental leave

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

15 Aug 2017

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

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
BBC-gender-pay

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
gender pay

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
flexible-working-switch-off

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
gender-pay-gap-dfe

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....

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
women-retirement

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
ethnicity-pay-gap

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
Harry Whitehead/REX/Shutterstock

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....

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
David Empson/REX/Shutterstock

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
cressida-dick

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Spring means only one thing for HR professionals: preparing for a raft of new employment laws. Photo: Matthew Chattle/REX/Shutterstock.

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }