30 Bexley Workplaces Required to Publish 2017 Gender Pay Gap Details

30 Bexley Workplaces Required to Publish 2017 Gender Pay Gap Details

Following the introduction of a new legal requirement attempting to fight workplace discrimination, approximately 30 Bexley workplaces will need to publish details of their gender pay gaps before April 2018.

Those who fail to meet the deadline will be contacted by the Equalities and Human Rights Commission and those who discover they have a gender pay gap will be encouraged to create and publish an action plan to address the problem. Click “Read more” for more detail and to find out what the 2016 gender pay gaps were in Bexley.

Bexley Active Claimant Count Update – January 2017

Bexley Active Claimant Count Update – January 2017

Data released this morning by the Office for National Statistics show that Bexley’s active benefit claimant count (those in receipt of Job Seeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit) did not change from December 2016, remaining static at 2,020.

Underneath this headline figure, however, changes to the make-up of the active claimant count continue to take place. Read more to find out what they are.

Bexley Active Claimant Count Update – December 2016

Bexley Active Claimant Count Update – December 2016

Data released today by the Office for National Statistics shows an unseasonal increase in Bexley’s active claimant count and dashing hopes that the borough would return to a sub-2,000 active claimant count before the end of the calendar year.

Under the headline data, December 2016 is the second consecutive month with a fall in the estimated number of residents claiming Universal Credit (the benefit that is replacing Job Seekers Allowance). Read more for additional detail on this month’s data release.