New Equality Bill…is this the next DSAR?
Material factor continues to operate as defence to equal pay claim
A new EAT decision holds that, once justified, a material factor defence stands until a new decision on pay is […]
Equal pay claims "check-out" at Court of Appeal stage
The claimants in the long-running equal pay saga against supermarket household name Asda secured another positive step forward with the […]
Executive pay gap rules now in force
Under regulations which came into force on 1 January 2019, UK-listed companies with more than 250 UK employees must now […]
Government to propose mandatory ethnic pay gap reporting
As UK companies with more than 250 employees are now required to publish gender pay gap information, the government has turned its attention to the ethnicity pay gap.
Pay gap between younger and older workers
The pay gap between the under-30s and over-30s has risen by more than half in the last 20 years, as younger workers are still enduring the residual effects of the financial crisis.
"Pitiful" and "patronising" – the excuses given for the lack of female presence in FTSE boardrooms
The Hampton-Alexander Review, an independent review backed by the government to scrutinise the gender balance of boards at the top of the country's leading companies, released a report this week which lists some of the excuses given by companies for a lack of female representation on their boards.
The gender pay gap reporting deadline has now passed – so what have we learned?
The deadline passed at midnight last night for private businesses with more than 250 employees to publish their gender pay […]
Failing to report gender pay gap
“Let me be very very clear: failing to report is breaking the law. We have the powers to enforce against companies who are in breach of these regulations. We take this enormously seriously. We have been very clear that we will be coming after 100% of companies that do not comply.”
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Sex discrimination law review final report
2018 is a momentous year, in that it marks 100 years since British women were given the right to vote. […]