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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Making the most of your gender pay gap report

__     This April gender pay gap reporting regulations are coming into force so companies fully divulge information regarding their pay of the different sexes. It is a crucial duty for HR to tackle, they must explain just what their businesses results are showing, For Personnel Today Daniel Pollard and Paul Quain of GQ… Continue reading

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Gender pay gap for celebrity sportsmen & women revealed

__       Gender pay disparity is an issue that has come under scrutiny a lot recently, and rightly so, you should be paid the same as the opposite sex in the same role who use the same skills as you. Away from every day jobs, how do pay levels stack up? The pay… Continue reading

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Four key actions to tackle a gender pay gap

__       An article on Personnel Today has reviewed 4 key ways in which companies must tackle the gender pay gap that still blights the UK.     Employers are now compelled to publish details of their pay gap on an annual basis and ACAS recommends that all businesses devise an action plan… Continue reading

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