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  • Equal pay

    Last updated: 16 Jun 2020

    Advice and guidance on equal pay - what it is, why it matters and what you can do to put equal pay in place in your organisation.

  • Blog

    Published: 29 May 2020

    Rebecca Hilsenrath talks about the anniversary of the Equal Pay Act.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 21 Aug 2020

    This page explains equal pay and how men and women in the same employment performing equal work must receive equal pay.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Aug 2020

    It is your responsibility as an employer to ensure your pay system is free from bias between men and women. This page explains how you can ensure your pay system is fair.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 26 Aug 2020

    This page explains the meaning of equal work in terms of equal pay between men and women carrying out the same work for the same pay.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Aug 2020

    This page provides a concise overview of the legal implications of equal pay and a guide to some of the important terms and principles in the Equality Act 2010.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 26 Aug 2020

    This quick-start guide is designed to make it easier for small businesses to examine their pay systems to ensure they comply with equal pay laws.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 26 Aug 2020

    These pages are designed to help organisations with 50 employees or more to carry out an equal pay audit. By undertaking this audit to examine your pay systems, you can ensure that your organisation complies with its equal pay obligations.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 26 Aug 2020

    This guidance will support your equal pay review to help you understand whether your male and female employees are doing equal work.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 26 Aug 2020

    This page provides guidance to help you through your equal pay review. It will help you to compare the pay of men and women doing equal work to identify any discrepancies that cannot be justified.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 26 Aug 2020

    This page discusses the actions you may need to take if you have found issues with equal pay in your organisation to eliminate any pay differences between men and women.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    This page provides advice to help you determine where men and women are doing equal work to help you ensure equal pay.

  • Last updated: 16 Apr 2018

    The following is a selection of books and journal articles about equal pay and pay gaps.

  • publication download

    First Published: 23 Apr 2011

    This briefing paper seeks to present within a single, short, document the best available, and publicly accessible, recent statistical data in the United Kingdom (UK) relating to gender pay gaps.

  • publication download

    First Published: 09 Jun 2014

    This briefing paper seeks to present within a single, short, document the best available, and publicly accessible, recent statistical data in the United Kingdom (UK) relating to gender pay gaps.

  • publication download

    First Published: 01 Mar 2014

    This publication provides an introduction to the key principles of the law and outlines cases that illustrate the standards job evaluation schemes must meet to provide an employer with a defence to an equal pay claim.

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    First Published: 01 Mar 2014

    This publication provides summary guidance on gender-neutral job evaluation schemes and their use as a defence against equal pay claims.

  • News

    Published: 23 Aug 2016

  • Blog

    Published: 23 Aug 2016

    Helen Miller, Policy Manager for Equality and Human Rights Commission projects in Scotland, talks about the latest reports on the gender pay gap.

  • News

    Published: 10 Nov 2016

    Commission CEO Rebecca Hilsenrath comments on Equal Pay Day, the date women effectively stop earning relative to men.

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