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Business: Gender

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN HL6626, tabled on 8 July 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they have provided to businesses to facilitate an improved gender balance in the workplace since February.

Answered on

30 July 2020

In recognition of the unprecedented uncertainty and pressure facing employers due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and to ease the burdens on business, the Government and the Equality and Human Rights Commission suspended enforcement of the gender pay gap reporting deadlines for 2019/20. However, employers can still choose to report their data and we have carried on providing support to those who need it. Over 5,500 employers have reported to date and more continue to do so.

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