Consultation on equal pay audits

Close date: 18 July 2013

The Government consults on the detail of the provision in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 enabling the Government to make regulations requiring employment tribunals to order an employer to conduct an equal pay audit in certain circumstances. The issues covered in the consultation include requirements as to the contents of an equal pay audit; how to determine whether or not an equal pay audit has complied with specified standards; and the proposed approach to disclosure of an equal pay audit. The consultation document states that the provision will be introduced in 2014.
Consultation document: Consultation on equal pay audits (on the UK Government website)
Government response: Government response to the consultation on equal pay audits (on the UK Government website)