What do we already know?
We have been keeping you up to date on the Government’s proposals to introduce new gender pay reporting requirements and how our Gender Pay Gap Audit service can help you with this. For an overview of the reporting requirements see our February 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (2): Gender pay – mend the gap!
We updated you in our December 2016 Newsflash Gender Pay Gap Regulations published that the final draft of the Gender Pay Gap reporting regulations for the private and voluntary sectors (the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017) has been published and will come into force on 6 April 2017.
The Government has published regulations which extend the above reporting requirements to public sector employers with over 250 employees. These are the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017.
The public sector duties broadly reflect those for the private and voluntary sectors but with the following main differences:
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