Gender Pay Gap Reporting – Overview of the New Regulations

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 7 July 2022
Mariam Asanishvili
Matheson LLP
Issues covered: Gender Pay Gap Reporting; Policies and Procedures

At the start of June 2022, the Government published the much-anticipated Employment Equality Act 1998 (Section 20a) (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2022 (SI 264 of 2022) (the "Regulations"). The Regulations are effective from 31 May 2022 and set out the detail of the reporting obligations under the Gender Pay Gap Information Act 2021 ("the Act"). In particular, the Regulations provide a framework for employers to calculate the gap in pay between male and female employees, the types of remuneration to be included in such calculations and provide clarity on how an employee's total number of working hours can be calculated.


Initially employers with a headcount of 250 or more

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Mariam Asanishvili
Matheson LLP

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