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.

Gender pay gap 2019: Three in 10 reports have errors

Almost a third of organisations that have submitted their gender pay gap reports for this year have published erroneous data,...

Victoria Atkins, minister for women

Closing the gender pay gap a priority for seven in 10 firms

8 Feb 2019

Seven in 10 organisations view closing their gender pay gap as a high or medium priority, the Government Equalities Office has found.

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HR’s gender pay gap: female salaries grow, but still lag behind

7 Feb 2019

Female pay is rising more quickly than male pay in HR, but men in senior roles are often still paid more than their female counterparts

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Danish study shows positive impact of gender pay gap reporting

29 Jan 2019

Gender pay gap reporting can help to close the gender pay gap by encouraging organisations to hire more women and...

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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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Double ‘pay penalty’ for working-class women in elite occupations

28 Jan 2019

Women in elite occupations from working class backgrounds face a double pay penalty, according to new book about class and...

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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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Gender pay gap reporting 2019: Only half of employers are improving

16 Jan 2019

With less than three months left for large employers to publish their second tranche of gender pay gap data, Jo...

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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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Five things to know about family leave in 2019

10 Jan 2019

The area of family rights will continue to be a hot topic in 2019, both in terms of new cases...

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Carolyn McCall, CEO of ITV

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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Gender pay gap reporting: How to get it right for 2019

2 Jan 2019

The first round of gender pay gap reporting was big news in 2018, but how will employers adjust their approach...

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2019 employment law: eight changes to look out for

21 Dec 2018

Although Brexit dominates the news, there will be a number of important employment law developments in 2019. Clio Springer sets...

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TalkTalk faces equal pay claim from former manager

18 Dec 2018

A former manager at TalkTalk has brought a tribunal claim against the telecoms company, claiming she was paid 40% less...

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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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