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Spotting the trends—a review of the public sector equality duties in the UK (Part 2)

Spotting the trends—a review of the public sector equality duties in the UK (Part 2)
Published on: 27 November 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Spotting the trends—a review of the public sector equality duties in the UK (Part 2)
  • What is the nature of the obligation on public authorities in relation to reducing socio-economic inequalities? Does this differ across the UK?
  • What steps are public authorities required to take to comply with this duty?
  • What is the nature of the obligation on public authorities in relation to gender representation on boards? Does this differ across the UK?
  • What are the requirements in relation to gender pay gap reporting upon public authorities? Do these vary across the UK?
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • England
  • Have the socio-economic duty, gender representation on boards and gender pay reporting made any measurable impact?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: The scope of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) varies in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and continues to evolve. In the second of two-part series on PSED, Lucy Rees, senior lecturer in human resource management and solicitor (non-practicing), and Professor Hazel Conley, both at the University of West of England faculty of business and law, assess the situation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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