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.

How does gender pay gap reporting affect transgender employees?

13 Jul 2018

The new gender pay gap reporting laws currently make no mention of transgender or non-binary employees – employers can only...

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UK employers outshine global competitors in gender pay equality

11 Jul 2018

Almost six in 10 UK employers are taking action to address their gender pay gap in response to the new...

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One in six employers may have misreported gender pay gap

4 Jul 2018

As many as one in six organisations have reported their gender pay gap incorrectly, according to independent data analysis.

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The three most common mistakes made in gender pay gap reports

4 Jul 2018

Are organisations reporting their gender pay gap data correctly? The Government Equalities Office has issued recommendations on how data should...

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BBC settles equal pay dispute with Carrie Gracie

29 Jun 2018

Carrie Gracie, the BBC’s former China editor, has received a payout from the broadcaster after it emerged she had been...

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Four ways of presenting your gender pay gap: which works best?

20 Jun 2018

Last week, the Government Equalities Office released a report suggesting that people need more support when interpreting gender pay gap...

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Gender pay gap: PwC bans male-only candidate shortlists

4 Jun 2018

Accountancy giant PwC will no longer allow shortlists of candidates for any jobs in the UK that consist only of...

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Government reveals “pitiful” FTSE 350 excuses for lack of gender diversity

31 May 2018

The Government has revealed what it described as the “worst” explanations FTSE 350 chairs and CEOs have given for a...

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Jeremy Hunt vows to close NHS doctors gender pay gap

29 May 2018

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a review into how NHS doctors are paid in a bid to close the...

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How should employers respond if the EHRC threatens a gender pay investigation?

24 May 2018

Annelise Tracy Phillips, senior associate at Burges Salmon, looks at some of the problems enforcing the gender pay gap regulations,...

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Flexible working

Report pinpoints how to accelerate flexible working and gender diversity

22 May 2018

A report published today sets out to “speed up culture change” acting as a blueprint for change and ensuring that...

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Legal & General launches fund to boost gender diversity

18 May 2018

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has set up a fund to benefit organisations with higher levels of gender diversity,...

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Businesses need to work together to close gender pay gaps

17 May 2018

Employers need to work together to tackle broader industry-wide challenges in order to close the gender pay gap, PwC has...

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Webinar: Closing the gender pay gap

17 May 2018

ON-DEMAND | In XpertHR's 60-minute webinar Naeema Choudry, a partner at Eversheds Sutherland, and Anne Hurst, a senior diversity and inclusion specialist at PwC LLP, ...

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Sadiq Khan launches ‘Our Time’ female talent development scheme

15 May 2018

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a “landmark” initiative to get more women into senior roles and help...

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