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Employers holding back on gender pay gap reporting

Employers look set to leave publication of their gender pay gap reports until the very last minute rather than stand out by publishing data ahead of their competitors, XpertHR research suggests. Organisations with 250 or more employees have to publish their gender pay and bonus gaps by April 2018 in order to comply with Regulations
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Women will effectively work for free for the rest of 2017

Consider this: if someone asked you to continue doing your job for free until the end of the year, would you say yes? In the UK, Equal Pay Day marks the point in the year when women effectively stop being paid, while men continue earning. Instant Offices delves into what the legal implications and desired
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Reporting the gender pay gap: a three-step process

Reporting the gender pay gap is likely to be a lot more complex than we all first believed. The requirements are fairly straight forward – publish six pay averages relating to men and women. However, to understand the results, the analysis will need to go a lot deeper than the legal requirements and there is
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Will the BBC’s gender pay gap impact the future of the law?

Following the controversy around the BBC and who is paid what, the broadcaster is under increased public and legal scrutiny. Michelle Gray, head of employment at law firm, berg, discusses the expose and why SMEs should also take note of the increasingly important issue around gender pay gap reporting. With the current wave in employment
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One in ten employers admits women are paid less than men

One in ten employers admit to paying women less than men for jobs at the same level, according to a YouGov survey for the charity Young Women’s Trust. Nearly half say publishing gender pay gaps will not make a difference to pay and a fifth think equal pay will never be achieved. The survey of
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Research reveals the top ten highest paid jobs for women

The Labour Party has promised to tackle the gender pay gap, regardless of being criticised in the past for not having enough women within the party. They have assured the public that they would match the Tories’ policy of providing 30 free hours of childcare weekly for working mothers, with children aged 2-4 year olds.
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Businesses still need to do more to tackle gender pay gap

Young Women’s Trust, a charity for women aged 16-30 on low or no pay, is calling for more action to reduce the gender pay gap, as new reporting requirements come into effect in April. The charity fears that pay transparency, intended to encourage employers to reduce the gender pay gap, will be ineffective without enforcement
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The gender pay gap in tech: What are the contributing factors?

Research has found that in mid-sized UK technology firms, men were found to be paid 17 per cent more than women. But how far do factors such as education and career progression contribute to a tech worker’s salary, or is gender the main influence? Let’s take a look at potential causes to the gender pay gap
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A third of female workers believe the gender pay gap is ‘out of their hands’

New research from CV-Library finds that a staggering 87.9 per cent of women say they’ve been paid less because of their gender, more than a third (36.7 per cent) of female employees believing that the gender pay gap is ‘out of their hands’. The research, which surveyed 1,000 UK workers on their attitudes towards the gender pay gap in
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What small businesses need to know about the gender pay gap

New analysis of the gender pay gap has revealed that women are paid less than men at every stage of their working life but the gap is widest during their 50s; women earn £85,040 less than men during this decade. From 2018, larger businesses, those with 250 or more employees, are required to report on
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