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27 April 2023
New government guidance on positive action clarifies some key points but stops short of addressing business needs on this issue.
20 April 2023
As part of its Inclusive Britain strategy, the government has finally published guidance for employers who wish to report and address their ethnicity pay gaps.
05 August 2022
Ethnicity pay gap reporting at banks: Work still to do
Why employers need to think about ethnicity and gender pay gaps - Tom Heys write for Employee Benefits
Press15 June 2022
Gender pay gap reporting has successfully increased focus on one aspect of diversity, with high levels of compliance. Although reporting will not be mandatory, the imminent arrival of government guidance on ethnicity pay gap reporting means that more employers will be taking a greater focus on ethnic diversity.
17 May 2022
The government has said that ethnicity pay gap reporting won’t be mandatory, but many employers are choosing to do it anyway, adding ethnicity pay gap reporting to their existing obligation to report gender pay gaps each year. But what about the intersection of ethnicity AND gender?
21 March 2022
Employers will not have to publish their ethnicity pay gaps after the government reversed a previous commitment and decided against making it mandatory.
Press12 January 2022
Ahead of the Government’s April 4 deadline for gender pay gap reporting for companies with over 250 employees, the seminar will look at what gender and ethnicity pay gap reporting is and what it means for music industry businesses.
22 September 2021
A petition on ethnicity pay gap reporting registered over 130,000 signatures last year, requiring that the issue be debated in Parliament. Over one year later, the debate has finally happened.
12 August 2021
Despite government inaction, increasing numbers of employers are calculating their ethnicity pay gaps. This article explains the problems that arise from using incomplete datasets when calculating the gap and how these can be resolved.
Ethnicity pay gap reporting: new legislation looks unlikely after report by Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities31 March 2021
Ethnicity pay gap reporting should be voluntary, according to a new report published by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities.
11 June 2020
The tragic and brutal killing of George Floyd has led to widespread outrage and Black Lives Matter protests across the globe. Governments are facing pressure to remove societal injustice faced by BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) people. Could this mean we will finally get clarity in the UK on ethnicity pay reporting?
18 October 2018
The Government says it is “time to move to mandatory ethnicity pay reporting”. Last week it launched a consultation on a possible new law.