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Are employers ready for gender pay gap reporting?

Published on: 07 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Are employers ready for gender pay gap reporting?
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  • Which employers fall within the scope of the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017?
  • Do contractors, ‘gig-economy’ workers and people on zero hours contracts have to be included when determining whether or not an employer has 250 or more ‘employees’?
  • What types of gender pay gap information do affected employers have to publish?
  • When and where do they have to publish the information?
  • What will happen if an employer fails to publish its gender pay gap information?
  • What role do you anticipate trade unions, shareholders and the media will have in putting pressure on employers to publish and improve their gender pay gap figures?
  • What practical difficulties are employers likely to experience in carrying out the reporting requirement?
  • What steps should employers be taking now, in advance of the 5 April 2017 snapshot date, to ensure that they are ready for gender pay gap reporting?

Article summary

Employment analysis: What steps should employers be taking to ensure they are compliant with forthcoming gender pay gap reporting (GPG) requirements? Akua Reindorf, barrister at Cloisters, and Jane Russell, barrister at Essex Court Chambers, explain what the gender pay gap reporting requirement means in practice for employers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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