Equal Pay Act

Details For Gender Pay Gap Reporting Revealed

Details For Gender Pay Gap Reporting Revealed

The government has released a set guidelines related to its gender pay gap legislation, which will be implemented in April 2018. Under the legislation, employers of more than 250 staff will be required by law to publish data relating to how they pay their male and female workers. Just last Saturday, further details of upcoming changes were announced and it’s now revealed that large business owners will have to publish the: Gender pay gap (mean and median averages) Gender bonus gap (mean and median averages) Proportion of men and women receiving bonuses Proportion of men and women in each quartile of the organisation’s pay structure Just last November, a report released to coincide with Equal Pay Day revealed that UK female employees are paid, on average, 13.9% less than their male counterp... »

Address The Gender Pay Gap, Before Mandatory Reporting

Address The Gender Pay Gap, Before Mandatory Reporting

From April 2018, under new government regulation, employers with more than 250 employees, will be required to publish data relating to the pay of their male and female employees. This gender pay legislation is a long time coming, since the original Equal Pay Act was launched in 1970. Equal Pay legislation has evolved and tightened for employers since then, with the 2010 Equality Act stating that employers must give men and women equal pay if they do the same or broadly similar work. Yet, the national pay gap, as reported by Office of National Statistics (Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings), still stands at 19.4 per cent. Having discussed the proposed regulations with many organisations, I do not believe that employers will generally have a problem actually meeting the legislation. The tim... »