This course is available online and through a face to face classroom environment.

This course is designed to give delegates details of their responsibilities to meet the mandatory gender pay gap reporting and will cover details of what information is required to enable these reports to be created accurately and on time.

Please note: Materials for this course will be made available via an online platform, however a selection of this materials will need to be printed off and brought with you on the day. Login details for the online platform will be sent to you 10 days before the course start date. If you have any problems or questions, please email

Who is this course aimed at?

Any payroll, HR or finance professional who is responsible for gender pay gap reporting. This course will highlight the impact that this report may have on various organisations and understand and recognise the implications on their employer and employees.

What will I learn?

You will be able to identify what information is required to enable you to produce these reports, how to compile the figures, and when and how often you must publish the figures and the accompanying statement. The course also considers the wider HR implications of focusing on the organisation’s gender pay gap, including potential causes and best practice for addressing them.

Course content

  • Background
    • Reason for the policy
    • Current voluntary reporting
      • Public sector reporting
    • Legislative process
      • Devolved matters
  • Gender pay gap reporting requirements
    • Calculating the headcount
    • Data definitions
    • Data collection implications
    • Gender pay gap
    • Gender bonus pay gap
    • Bonus proportions
    • Pay quartiles
    • Publishing the data
    • The accompanying statement
  • Compliance
    • Equality and Human Rights Commission compliance strategy
    • EHRC formal enforcement powers
    • Media scrutiny and analysis
  • HR implications
    • Causes for pay differentials
    • Identifying causes within an organisation
    • Implications of reporting for an organisation
    • Best practice for addressing gender inequality


Course aims

On completion, delegates should:
  • Be aware of the legislation changes that affect payroll, HR and finance whether now or in the future
  • Understand the implications of the reports

Booking information

For more information please email or call us on 0121 712 1063. 

Closing date for bookings is two weeks prior to the course date.

In-house delivery

The CIPP can offer in-house delivery on most training courses.

In-house delivery can be very attractive for organisations as they can train large numbers of employees* at a reduced rate, without the additional associated costs, such as travel and 'lost time'.

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*Minimum number of delegates apply