Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.
Employers could face legal consequences if they fail to comply with the new gender pay gap rules, which were published in draft form yesterday.
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 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.
Thirteen finance companies, including Legal & General and Virgin Money, are aiming to have complete gender parity in senior roles - a 50/50 split - by 2021.
We discuss the key legal developments affecting employers from October 2016 and beyond, including: changes to the national minimum wage rates; reforms to employment tribunals; public-sector exit payments and important case decisions to look out for.
The Government consults on the introduction of mandatory gender pay gap reporting for large public-sector employers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the gender pay gap.