WORKPLACE has published its 5th annual gender and ethnicity pay gap report this month. Annual pay gap reporting is one part of the company's action plan to champion equality, diversity and inclusion across all of its work. The report includes a set of practical actions to support a diverse workforce and inclusive culture including reviewing how staff are recruited and developed, and supporting leadership development within the business. So, what exactly is the Gender Pay Gap?
Accredited Living Wage Recognised Service Provider WORKPLACE welcomes the increase in UK and London rates announced by the Living Wage Foundation as part of Living Wage Week (November 11th-17th 2019). WORKPLACE is proud to be part of a movement of over 100 Recognised Service Providers who offer Living Wage options for contracted staff, ensuring a real Living Wage is always possible when outsourcing services. The Living Wage campaign is an independent movement of businesses, o
The real Living Wage is an independently calculated rate of pay that is based on the cost of living. At the heart of the Living Wage movement is a simple idea - that a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay. In 2016 the government introduced a rise in the minimum wage for over 25s, they called this new statutory minimum the ‘National Living Wage’. However, this is not based on the real cost of living. That’s why thousands of UK employers have voluntarily committed to going
Gender pay gap reporting legislation will require large employers to publish their overall mean and median gender pay gaps from 2018. Under the new laws, employers will have to calculate their gender pay gap from April 2017 and publish the details by April 2018. This week in the news it was reported that the BBC is facing a backlash from female stars over pay after revealing that only third of its 96 top earners are women and the top seven are all men. Labour MP, Harriet Harm
The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that WORKPLACE has become a Recognised Service Provider working alongside the Living Wage Foundation. The Living Wage commitment will see WORKPLACE offer a Living Wage option for each and every request for tender. This will mean that even more organisations can consider paying all of their contracted staff a wage that meets the cost of living. Recognised Service Providers also commit to pay the real Living Wage to all staff w