Bad publicity bigger issue than gender pay gap, say UK firms

Bad publicity bigger issue than gender pay gap, say UK firms     One quarter of senior personnel in UK businesses do not see the gender pay gap as an issue despite discrepancies in the UK standing at 13.9%, according to the Fawcett society.     Research by NGA Human Resources found that the majority… Continue reading

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Gender pay gap ‘not an issue’ to a quarter

Gender pay gap ‘not an issue’ to a quarter More than a quarter of UK senior personnel do not see the gender pay gap as an issue for businesses, according to research by HR and payroll provider NGA Human Resources (NGA HR). Men in senior positions were much less likely to see the gender pay… Continue reading

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Gender pay gap obligations: things employers need to do

Gender pay gap obligations: things employers need to do     Employers need to remember the following 6 key points when publishing and gathering the information required by government to help tackle the gender pay gap between men and women, These obligations will start in April this year, and the first data will then be… Continue reading

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Iceland becomes first country to enshrine equal pay as law

__   Iceland has became the first country in the world to make equal pay for both genders part of their law.     Brought in to celebrate International Women’s Day,  the new law states that companies with 25 or more staff must prove that they pay all employees the same – BBC News reports.… Continue reading

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New survey shows overwhelming support for gender pay laws & increased flexible working

__       Employers believe that gender pay audits will be positive for business, according to a Workingmums.co.uk survey. The survey showed 86% of employers were positive about the audits which come into effect in April for employers of 250 or more people and mean they will have to publish data regarding the gender… Continue reading

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