EasyJet's new chief executive is to take a pay cut to set his salary at the same level of that of his female predecessor, Carolyn McCall.
Consultant editor Darren Newman looks at amendments to "cut red tape" made to the Equality Act by the previous coalition Government - which, in light of the harassment and inequality issues now being exposed on a regular basis, seem particularly ill advised and outdated.
The gender pay gap widens as women get older because men "accumulate more experience than women" in their careers, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The Equality and Human Rights Commission consults on a draft policy to enforce gender pay gap reporting requirements for public-, private- and voluntary-sector employers.
Companies that fail to comply with their gender pay gap reporting duties could face "unlimited" fines and convictions, according to the enforcement plan published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
A number of civil service departments have published their gender pay gaps, with the Department of Transport recording the widest, at 16.9%.
With less than six months to go before all organisations with 250 or more employees are obliged to report their gender pay gap data, XpertHR asked employers how they were progressing and what issues they were encountering.
Updated to include information on the EHRC's policy on enforcing the gender pay gap Regulations.
New Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has opted to take a lower salary than that of her predecessor Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. Ruth Thomas, senior consultant for reward specialist Curo Compensation, asks whether the new police chief is setting a good example or exacerbating gender pay inequality.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the gender pay gap.