Government suspends gender pay gap reporting requirement for this reporting year

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Government Equalities Office (GEO) and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) announced yesterday, 24th March, that they have taken the decision to suspend enforcement of the gender pay gap deadlines for this reporting year (2019/20). The decision means that employers will not be required to report their 2019 data by the 30 March public sector deadline and 4 April private sector deadline.