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Profession backing our position on equal pay audits

first_imgProfession backing our position on equal pay auditsOn 20 Mar 2001 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article HRprofessionals support Personnel Today’s stand on the need for mandatory equalpay audits.Independentresearch suggests that 68 per cent of HR professionals believe employers shouldbe forced to carry out equal pay audits. Ofthe 271 HR professionals surveyed by the pay and benefits websitee-reward.co.uk, only 32 per cent opposed the Equal Pay Task Force’s proposalsto review pay systems for sex bias. PersonnelToday strongly supports the task force’s proposals (News, 6 March), believingthat regular mandatory equal pay audits are essential if the 18 per cent genderpay gap is to be reduced. The magazine feels that after 30 years of equal paylegislation a new approach is needed.Seventy-fiveper cent of the senior executives, directors and managing directors surveyedalso support equal pay audits. Atotal of 371 professionals responded to last week’s survey.Thefigures support personneltoday. com’s news barometer showing that 76 per centof the 99 respondents said “yes” to the question, “Should employers be forcedto conduct an annual equal pay audit?”. Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. last_img read more