Ethnicity pay gap reporting

Mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting in the UK was a key recommendation in The McGregor-Smith Review into Race in the Workplace in 2017. In October 2018 the government launched a consultation to look at how such race pay gap reporting might work in practice. The measure hopes to build on the gender pay gap reporting requirements for larger UK employers with the intention of reducing wage inequality for black and minority ethnic (BME) workers.

Ethnicity pay gap: Bangladeshi workers lowest paid in the UK

Bangladeshi workers have lowest hourly pay in the UK  – earning around a fifth less than White British employees, according...

Employers lack data needed to analyse ethnicity pay gap

21 Mar 2019

Ninety-five per cent of employers have not analysed their ethnicity pay gap, with many lacking the data that will enable...

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Leading businesses sign up for ethnicity pay gap pledge

1 Mar 2019

Fifteen prominent UK organisations have signed a commitment to work towards mandatory ethnic pay gap reporting and to encourage other businesses to do so.

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Employers prioritise soft skills, flexible work and pay transparency

29 Jan 2019

Employers consider soft skills – such as creativity and the ability to work under pressure – more important than hard...

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Government rejects call to lower gender pay gap reporting threshold

18 Jan 2019

MPs have accused the government of being too “timid” to hold businesses to account for their gender pay gaps after...

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MPs want tougher reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay

14 Jan 2019

More than two-thirds of MPs believe that reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay are a “good start”, but...

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Fat Cat Friday: male CEOs paid nearly double their female counterparts

4 Jan 2019

The FTSE 100’s six female chief executives earn only 54% of the salary of their 94 male equivalents, exposing a...

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Academics from ethnic minorities experience 26% pay gap

7 Dec 2018

Russell Group universities pay academics from ethnic minorities significantly less than white colleagues

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Ethnicity pay gap reporting threshold should be 50 employees

26 Nov 2018

The threshold above which employers should be obliged to report their ethnicity pay gap should be 50 employees, according to...

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Disability and ethnicity pay gap reporting should be made mandatory

14 Nov 2018

Employers should be required to produce a “fair pay report” that considers pay differences based on disability, ethnicity and gender,...

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Ethnicity pay gap reporting: What employers need to know

26 Oct 2018

Earlier this month the government published a consultation into whether organisations should be required to report on the pay differentials...

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MPs press for action on BBC pay discrimination

25 Oct 2018

MPs have demanded that the BBC urgently removes “discriminatory” pay practices and puts in place transparent pay structures to ensure...

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Ethnicity pay gap reporting could become mandatory

11 Oct 2018

Employers may be required to publish their ethnicity pay gap under plans to improve career progression for ethnic minority groups....

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Employment regs: what happened to the ones that got away?

20 Jun 2018

Keeping on top of employment law developments can feel like a full-time job for HR professionals, but that’s just the...

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Employers need to break recruitment traditions to boost diversity

20 Jun 2018

Businesses need to “think outside the box” when recruiting if they want to improve diversity across their workforces – especially...

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