All items: Gender pay gap

  • Gender pay gap reporting: five questions from HR

    Date:
    6 April 2017

    Do gender pay gap reporting obligations apply to my organisation? What employees do we include in the calculations? What counts as "ordinary pay" and "bonus pay"? Where do we publish the final figures? We answer five questions HR professionals have been asking about the new gender pay gap reporting duty.

  • Writing a gender pay gap report: a guide for employers

    Date:
    6 April 2017

    The first "snapshot date" for gender pay gap reporting is 5 April 2017, with larger employers having to publish their first gender pay gap report no later than 4 April 2018. We look at what organisations need to consider when writing a gender pay gap report.

  • April 2017: nine key employment law changes

    Date:
    13 March 2017

    The run-up to April is typically a busy time of year for HR professionals, with new employment legislation due to come into force. 2017 is no exception, with the most significant development being the introduction of the gender pay gap reporting duty for larger employers. However, there are a number of other key changes affecting all employers, regardless of their size.

  • How to put a positive gloss on gender pay gap reporting data

    Date:
    28 February 2017

    With the gender pay gap reporting Regulations coming into force in April, it is critical that HR teams can understand and explain gender pay headline figures and the reasons for pay gaps.

  • Will gender pay gap reporting tackle the motherhood "pay penalty"?

    Date:
    20 February 2017

    Recent research shows that the gender pay gap has significantly reduced for younger workers, but that the gap remains wide once women become mothers. Ed Stacey, head of employment at PwC Legal, questions whether or not gender pay gap reporting will tackle the problem.

  • Four key actions to tackle a gender pay gap

    Date:
    14 February 2017

    New rules on gender pay gap reporting simply compel employers to publish details of their pay gap on an annual basis, taking action is merely voluntary. Gillian MacLellan, employment partner with law firm CMS, looks at how employers can tackle their pay gap.

  • Gender pay gap reporting timeline: key dates for HR

    Date:
    25 January 2017

    Although gender pay gap reporting legislation does not come into force until early 2017, employers may have to collect gender pay gap data from as early as April 2016. HR professionals can use this timeline to get ready for their reporting obligations.

  • Employment law changes 2017: eight priorities for HR

    Date:
    8 December 2016

    Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.

  • Gender pay gap reporting: five things you need to know

    Date:
    6 December 2016

    A new duty requiring big employers to publish data on their gender pay gaps looks set to come into effect in April 2017 after revised draft Regulations were published by the Government.

  • Gender pay gap and equal pay: what's the difference?

    Date:
    10 November 2016

    Gender pay and equal pay are frequently confused. However, there are key differences between the two and employers need to be aware of their obligations in relation to both.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to the gender pay gap.