Equal pay

Pay gap reporting isn’t perfect, but greater transparency is necessary

While COVID-19 has undoubtedly accelerated new ways of working, the Black Lives Matter movement has – rightly so – created an unprecedented urgency for more genuinely diverse and inclusive workplaces...

Complexity not a barrier to ethnicity pay gap reporting, say MPs

Government is "juggling" complex issues as it explores the viability of mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting, MPs heard yesterday.

Third sector organisations fail to pay living wage

Many charities and other third sector institutions are not paying all of their workers above the Living Wage, despite some being set up to help those most in need.

KPMG sets working class diversity targets

Last week Big Four professional services firm KPMG announced that it would be aiming for 29% representation of partners and directors from working class backgrounds by 2030.

Employers risking fines for National Minimum Wage breaches

Businesses are at increased risk of landing heavy fines for unintentional National Minimum Wage (NMW) breaches, according to Grant Thornton UK.

AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot earned 86 times more than a key worker during the pandemic

The annual pay of FTSE 100 chief executives still equates to more than what a UK worker would earn in a lifetime, despite the rate falling during the pandemic.

Preparing for pay equity analysis

Pay equity was already a hot topic, fuelled by a growing body of pay equity legislation and active social movements. Then the pandemic struck, and early diagnosable outcomes indicate that low-income...

Tesco employees win landmark equal pay tribunal

The European Court of Justice has ruled in favour of Tesco workers who failed to receive equal pay for work of equal value carried out by others.

Fawcett calls for 'right to know' law to tackle unequal pay

Research finds most women don't know how much male colleagues earn, as Labour pledges to close the gender pay gap by 2030

Missing gender pay gap figures: 47 organisations yet to report

?Forty-seven organisations have been named and shamed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) for failing to report their latest gender pay gap data

Men still dominate BBC's top-paid stars list

In response to the news HR magazine asked experts what the latest figures say about the progress of gender pay equality, and what this means for other employers

Employers taking action on gender pay

Pressure to ensure fair pay in the workplace is spurring employers to action, according to research from Willis Towers Watson