Understanding pay inequalities and creating tangible actions to address them is one of the most important steps you can take towards creating an equal, diverse and inclusive workplace. Gender and ethnicity pay gap data provides the basis for action to be taken, and for transparency to be achieved on pay equity.
If your organisation has over 250 employees, it is a governmental requirement to report on your gender pay gap. There is not yet a government mandate on ethnicity pay gap reporting, but a consultation is currently underway which is expected to come into effect in the near future. A number of organisations are undertaking this exercise regardless.
Gender pay gap
For scaleup organisations with less than 250 employees, it is recommended that you follow the Government guidelines and formulas to calculate your organisation’s gender pay gap. That way, you are able to compare your pay gaps with other organisations who have disclosed. Whilst the official gender pay gap reporting uses a binary male/female measure, these guidelines still provide a useful format to follow for the purpose of understanding pay equity. Close Your Pay Gap and Dezeen provide further guidance.
Ethnicity pay gap
Gender and Ethnicity pay gaps checklist
Many companies enlist experts such as the EW Group to help gather and analyse gender and ethnicity pay gaps. Official Government guidance outlines four steps:
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