In light of Brexit, some businesses based in the UK are considering opening an office in Ireland or expanding their operations in Ireland. However, there are some important differences between UK and Irish employment law that employers should be aware of.
It has not taken long for “gender pay is not equal pay” to become an employers’ (and an employment lawyers’) mantra. The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/172) require employers with 250 or more staff to publish, by no later than 4 April 2018, six key pieces of information including … Continue reading Gender pay gap reporting: beware Simpson’s Paradox
The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/172) (GPG Regulations) come into force on 6 April 2017. They will require large employers to report on the difference between men’s and women’s hourly pay and, separately, bonuses. The way in which bonuses need to be taken into account throws up a number … Continue reading Bonuses of contention: the treatment of incentive schemes in gender pay gap reporting