Pay gap

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.

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.

TUC calls for ‘economic reset’ to tackle COVID class divide

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for an urgent “economic reset” to tackle the huge class divide in Britain that it said has been exposed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Could women's golf lessons be a hole-in-one for equality?

Last week The Times reported that senior women at professional services firm EY feared being excluded at work as a lot of the professional networking between male colleagues happens on the golf...

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...

Women work harder but progress less at work

Women are pushing themselves harder at work to get ahead than men but aren't getting noticed for their efforts, according to research

Asda equal pay victory has "widespread repercussions" for HR

As Asda workers win a landmark case over equal pay, legal experts warn HR to prepare for wider pay reporting obligations

Employers should publish disability pay gaps, says TUC

The government's plans for a voluntary code to encourage employers to disclose disability pay gaps do not go far enough, according to the TUC

Generational pay gap widens as union membership drops

?The pay gap between young and older workers has increased by more than half in the last 20 years, according to a report by the TUC

Home Office chief people officer: HR must hold businesses to account

HR has a duty to make their voices heard on poor corporate behaviour, the Home Office's chief people officer said

Women’s Business Council launches gender toolkit for CEOs

A toolkit aimed at male CEOs has been launched to share ideas on closing the gender pay gap