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.
The Government will fail to achieve its goal of eliminating the gender pay gap within a generation unless it tackles the root causes, the Women and Equalities Committee has claimed.
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.
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.
Employment lawyers Patrick Brodie and Kelly Thomson take you through the new gender pay gap reporting duty, which is due to be introduced on 6 April 2017.
Acas and the Government Equalities Office have published guidance on how businesses can calculate and report their gender pay gap.
Employers are moving rapidly towards the moment when they will have a statutory duty to measure and report their gender pay gap for the first time, with very little practical experience and few firm ideas about what they will do with the data.
Updated to include information on gender pay gap reporting requirements for public-sector employers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the gender pay gap.