Gender pay gap
To address the gender pay gap across its member states, the EU recently approved the Pay Transparency Directive (2023/970/EU). The Directive introduces reporting requirements and obliges employers to take steps to address pay inequalities, and must be transposed into national legislation by 7 June 2026. Rocio Carracedo Lopez, international legal editor at XpertHR, examines the new rules and discusses their implications for employers operating across the EU - and in the UK.
The Government has released its guidance on ethnicity pay reporting. Here, HR, finance and leadership specialist and author Roianne Nedd considers some of the approach's assumptions and shortcomings, and makes three recommendations to help employers tackle ethnicity pay inequalities.
The Government has published guidance for employers that wish to report their ethnicity pay gap. We look at the government guidelines around what data to collect, how to analyse and make sense of the results, and how to develop an action plan to remedy any differences revealed by the data.
The gender pay gap has declined slightly, although the majority of organisations continue to have a gap in favour of males. We explore a number of statistics covering pay and bonus gaps, with details of broad sector and industry.
HR professionals must ensure that their organisation is on top of the raft of employment law developments in April 2023. These changes include rises in national minimum wage rates, gender pay gap reporting deadlines, and increases to statutory redundancy pay and maternity pay.
We look at what HR needs to do to meet its employment law obligations and prepare for the coming year.
HR professionals must ensure that their organisation is on top of the raft of employment law developments in April 2022. These changes include rises in national minimum wage rates, gender pay gap reporting deadlines, increases to statutory redundancy pay and maternity pay, and the end of HMRC's IR35 enforcement "grace period".
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, HR professionals have had their fair share of employment law rulings to keep track of in 2021. We count down the 10 most important judgments of the year that every employer should know about.
As well as continuing to deal with workplace issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, there will be many other important employment law developments for HR to grapple with in 2022. What does HR need to do to meet its obligations and prepare for the coming year?
While continuing to deal with the impact of coronavirus, HR professionals must ensure that their organisation complies with the usual raft of April employment law changes. In April 2021, these changes include the extension of IR35 reforms to the private sector, a tweak to the national minimum wage age bands, and increases to statutory redundancy pay and statutory maternity pay.
Commentary and insights: HR and legal information and guidance relating to the gender pay gap.
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