Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill

to be moved
on report

Before Clause 147



Insert the following new Clause—

“Equal Pay: Transparency

(1)     The Secretary of State must, as soon as possible, and no later than 12
months after the passing of this Act, make regulations under section 78 of
the Equality Act 2010 (gender pay gap information) for the purpose of
requiring companies to publish information showing whether there are
differences in the pay of male and female employees.

(2)     The Secretary of State may consult such persons as the Secretary of State
thinks appropriate on the details of such regulations prior to publication.”

After Clause 147



Insert the following new Clause—

“Review of UK whistleblowing framework

The Secretary of State shall—

(a)   not later than the end of the period of 12 months beginning on the
day on which this Act is passed, order a review of the operation of
the UK whistleblowing framework;

(b)   not more than 6 months after that period, lay before Parliament a
report of the findings made in the review and of the conclusions
drawn from the findings; and

(c)   every 36 months, commencing after a report has been made to
Parliament under paragraph (b), order a further review of the UK
whistleblowing framework and report to Parliament in line with
this section.”

Prepared 5th February 2015