Gender Pay Gap

Dads, parenting, and the gender pay gap – equality at home will lead to fixing inequality in the workplace

Dads, parenting, and the gender pay gap – equality at home will lead to fixing inequality in the workplace

We have all seen the uproar caused by gender pay gaps. Transparency has helped bring about change, but discrepancies in pay will never be eliminated and workplace inequality will never end if employers don’t support equality at home. And while women must continue to be supported at work, men are the other half of the equation and cannot be ignored. We know about the challenges faced by women tryin... »

Was 2018 positive for diversity and inclusion?

Was 2018 positive for diversity and inclusion?

The news has been filled with negative headlines, but the workplace can be a catalyst for change, says Stephen Frost. This has been an important year for diversity and inclusion (D&I), and we have seen a number of key issues come to a head. First, and perhaps most notably, transparency has emerged as both a complement and an alternative to government regulation, most significantly in the gende... »

Gender pay gap: companies under pressure to act in 2019

Gender pay gap: companies under pressure to act in 2019

Companies vowing to narrow the gap will need to demonstrate changes, say experts. It was billed as the biggest legislative game-changer for working women since the Equal Pay Act made it illegal to pay people of different sexes differently for the same job in 1970. And for once, the hype may not have been overstated. Groundbreaking legislation that forced companies to reveal their gender pay gaps i... »

Why everyone’s talking about the pay gap?

Why everyone’s talking about the pay gap?

The government is proposing to compel large companies to report their remuneration disparities by ethnicity, as well as gender. What should all employers be doing already? RENÉ CARAYOL, an executive coach and broadcaster who has served as a senior executive at M&S and a board director at PepsiCo, and advised bodies such as the UN and the World Bank Revealing your race pay gap data isn’t just t... »

Gender pay gap targets must be set by all companies, Equality and Human Rights Commission says

Gender pay gap targets must be set by all companies, Equality and Human Rights Commission says

Targets to eliminate the gender pay gap must be set by all companies, Britain’s equality watchdog has suggested. The Equality and Human Rights Commission called for a new law obliging employers to publish plans for tackling wage disparities, after finding only one in five had drawn any up. Currently, legislation requires organisations with more than 250 employees to report details of its gender pa... »

NHS pledges action to eliminate ethnicity pay gap

NHS pledges action to eliminate ethnicity pay gap

The NHS will work towards eliminating the gender pay gap and ensuring top managers are as diverse as the staff they represent. A new to goal to eliminate the ethnicity pay gap in the NHS has been announced, with black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) representation in senior leadership to match that across the rest of the NHS by 2028. Recent NHS ethnicity pay analysis revealed ethnicity pay gaps.... »