MPs criticise gender pay gap reporting and call for companies of 50 employees to be included in requirements.
The UK should extend the requirement for gender pay gap reporting to a broader range of companies, according to a report from an influential committee of MPs. Members of the House of Commons business (BEIS) select committee yesterday revealed that they want to see gender pay gap reporting spread from companies with 250, or more employees, to businesses with 50 or more. The report criticised many companies for publishing "inaccurate" reports and being "reluctant" to devote the appropriate resources to the process. It also called on government to publish revised guidance as well as review the current reporting requirements. The report said government should end "ambiguity" about the ability of the Equalities and Human Rights Commissi