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Gender Pay Equality, HR News

August 27, 2015

The Prime Minister recently announced plans to introduce legislation requiring companies with more than 250 employees to publish equal pay audits.

Commenting on the ONS statistics that, on average, a woman earns 80p for every £1 earned by a man, Mr Cameron hopes that these audits will create greater transparency in an employer’s pay practices. In turn, so the theory goes, this will embarrass companies into doing the right thing, forcing employers to increase women’s pay and closing the gap.

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