From now on, all the British company, whose staff employs more than 250 staff will be obliged to disclose to the public data about the differences in salary between employees of different sexes.
The corresponding government decree will be published on Friday. So the Minister for equality and women’s rights Nicky Morgan hopes to find out in which sectors the gap in wages is largest.
According to the Union, British women still take 20% less than men in similar positions.
According to calculations of the authorities, the new rules will affect about 8 thousand employers in the Kingdom.
Last summer, Prime Minister of Britain David Cameron has promised to do everything to the gender gap in wages has been eliminated in a single generation.
According to the National Bureau of statistics, in April 2015 the labor market full employment income gap between men and women constituted 9.4%, which is 0.2% less than the year before.