Gender pay gap reporting obligations

A note on a large employer's obligation to publish an annual report containing data on its gender pay gap under section 78 of the Equality Act 2010. This obligation will come into force on 6 April 2017.

Acknowledgments: We are grateful to Carolyn Soakell, Colin Leckey and Rebecca Rule from Lewis Silkin LLP who provided us with a copy of their response to the government consultation on the draft Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2016, which deals with many of the issues discussed in this note.

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