Equal Pay: Law and Best Practice

Short course

In London

£ 550 VAT inc.


  • Type

    Short course

  • Location


  • Duration

    1 Day

Pay is one of the key factors affecting motivation and relationships at work. In this challenging economic climate it is more essential than ever for employers to ensure their remuneration policy is fair, consistent and ensures staff are rewarded for their contribution in order for key talent to be retained.
Suitable for: Designed forIn-house legal counsel, Senior HR professionals, Policy managers, Industrial relations



Start date

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Dove House, Arcadia Avenue, N3 2JU

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On request

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Course programme

09:00 - Registration and coffee
Understanding equal pay legislation
· The Equal Pay Act 1970
· Sex Discrimination Act 1975
· The Equality Act 2010
· Other legislation which may impact on pay

Equal pay in the private sector

· Bonus and discretionary payments
· Dealing with grievances and questionnaires
· Key issues in equal pay litigation
· Equal pay audits
· Job Evaluation Studies in practice

Lessons learned from the Public Sector

· Key stages in equal pay litigation
· Tactical considerations in litigation
· Key issues from recent case law
· Learning from litigation
· Engaging with trade unions and maintaining employee relations

Equal pay reviews - Overcoming a gender pay gap

· Where to start
· Is job evaluation essential?
· Establishing the reasons for pay gaps and justifying pay differences
· Developing and implementing new remuneration provision - how does this fit in with your reward policy?

13:00 - End of Workshop

Equal Pay: Law and Best Practice

£ 550 VAT inc.