Major companies sign up to Government gender equality reporting plan

16 09 2011

Tesco, BT and Unilever are among the first companies to sign up to use the ‘Think, Act, Report’ framework (11-page, 166KB PDF), which aims to “improve transparency” on equality issues in the private and voluntary sectors. The framework was developed by the Government Equalities Office and conciliation service Acas. It is designed to help employers to identify barriers facing their female employees, take action to address those barriers and report publicly on their progress. The reporting outline is simple and mainly focussed on large and medium sized businesses, the Government said. Acas has made new employer guidance on gender equality reporting available on its website. Home Secretary Theresa May described the initiative as “vital”. More…

News selected by Covalence | Country: UK | Company: Tesco, BT, Unilever | Source: Out-law.com


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