Ethical companies pay their staff fairly regardless of gender. This FAQ helps to explain the UK legislation to help address the gender pay gaps that occur within organisations.
What is the UK gender pay gap legislation?
Why was the UK gender pay gap legislation introduced?
The UK gender pay gap legislation was introduced to address the persistent pay gap between men and women in the UK. Despite significant progress over the last few decades, women in the UK still earn less than men on average. The gender pay gap legislation aims to tackle this issue and promote gender equality in the workplace.
Who is covered by the UK gender pay gap legislation?
The UK gender pay gap legislation applies to all employers with 250 or more employees. This includes both public and private sector organisations.
What do employers have to do under the UK gender pay gap legislation?
How can employees find out more about the gender pay gap in their organization?
Employees can request information about the gender pay gap in their organisation from their employer. They can also consult the annual reports published by their employer, which should include information on the pay gap within the organisation.
They can also check for information about their employer if they are listed in TISCreport by searching for their organisation's profile page. TISCreport members can also assess their tier 1 suppliers, their investments, and their sector peers.