Gender pay gap

Gender pay gap reporting legislation requires large employers to publish their overall mean and median gender pay gaps from 2018. Under the new laws, private and voluntary sector employers with 250 or more employees have to calculate their gender pay gap on 5 April each year, publishing their data on the Government’s gender pay gap reporting service by 4 April the following year. For public sector organisations, the snapshot date is 31 March, so the data has to be published no later than 30 March the following year.

Never mind the gender pay gap: here’s the gender pensions gap

There have been exhaustive discussions on the gender pay gap, but what about the huge chasm between women’s pension wealth...

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Employers should have to ‘opt out’ of offering flexible working, says MP

17 Jul 2019

Flexible working should be offered by default for any job and employers should “opt out” if a job cannot be...

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Automation could widen gender pay gap

16 Jul 2019

There is a risk that automation in the workplace will widen the gender pay gap and increase inequality, an in-depth study has found.

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Social attitudes: One in three say parental leave should be shared

11 Jul 2019

A third of people believe parental leave should be shared equally, according to a major survey, while only 12% think...

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Roadmap encourages employers to tackle ‘lifetime’ gender inequality

3 Jul 2019

Action needs to be taken by individual organisations and at a sector-wide level to close the gender pay gap and...

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Four FTSE 250 firms still have all-male boards

1 Jul 2019

The UK’s biggest companies are being urged to keep up the pace to meet the 33% target for women on...

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Does gender pay gap reporting legislation need more teeth?

13 Jun 2019

The original aim of gender pay gap reporting was to shed light on pay discrepancies and apply enough pressure to...

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US study finds men fearing contact with women at work

10 Jun 2019

Male managers may be restricting their work with female colleagues, according to US research.

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Female academics ‘discriminated against’ by universities, research claims

6 Jun 2019

Female academics at top universities do not progress as quickly, or to the same levels, as men with the same...

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Half of staff support pay transparency to promote equality

3 Jun 2019

More than half (56%) of staff would be happy for pay information to be made publicly available in order to...

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Missing gender pay gap data: 47 organisations named and shamed

20 May 2019

Forty-seven organisations that have failed to report their latest gender pay gap deadlines have been named by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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What can be learned from Denmark’s parental leave and childcare policies?

20 May 2019

Denmark has some of the most generous parental leave and childcare support schemes in the world. But have these had...

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Late gender pay gap reporters named and shamed

10 May 2019

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has revealed the identity of three companies that, for the second year running, have failed to detail their gender pay gap information in time

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Overeducation blights careers across UK

29 Apr 2019

New data released by the Office of National Statistics has shown that almost a third of graduates have more education than is required for the jobs they are doing.

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What challenges will HR face in the next 10 years?

29 Apr 2019

Making predictions for the workplace is fraught with risk but Emma Shipp and Lynne Adams take a punt on technological change, new legislation, societal trends and, yes, Brexit, to lay out the likely challenges...

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