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Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Government Equalities Office (GEO) and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have as of 24th March, taken the decision to suspend enforcement of the gender pay gap deadlines for this reporting year (2019/20).
The decision means there will be no expectation on employers to report their data.
Grants for individuals – how to applyWe want to reassure everyone that we are very much open and fully focused on supporting as many women as possible during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
We know that existing inequalities mean that coronavirus will hit women the hardest, especially women who are already vulnerable. We know this means women’s organisations in the UK are under enormous pressure right now to support people in need, while also dealing with their own internal challenges.
Tampon Tax money hasn't always gone to specialist women's organisations, as was promised by the government, and Gemma Abbott of Free Periods has called on leaders to "reaffirm their commitment to supporting [these] charities" even after the tax has ended.
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