Why law firms need to take heed of the BBC's gender pay gap furore

Paul Hastings employment partner Suzanne Horne on why the BBC can expect litigation and how law firms need to prepare for the new gender pay gap legislation

And so it begins. The BBC may be one of the first UK organisations to face a public backlash for differences between how much male and female employees are paid, but it certainly won’t be the last.

New UK government rules and public pressure will see to that, making it vital that those firms that fall within the government’s reporting criteria are fully prepared to deal with any criticism that comes their way following the publication of their gender pay figures.

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