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Pay equality toolkit: Create an equal pay action plan

Develop a strategic, practical and achievable plan to achieve equal pay in your organisation. This action planning tool will help you organise your priorities, tasks and resources that will demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to equal pay.

What is an equal pay action plan?

Pay equality should be considered throughout the employment cycle, with specific strategies needed for different stages. An equal pay action plan lays out the tasks needed to fulfil your commitment to pay equality.

If you have completed an equal pay self-assessment, the report you received will be the start of an action plan and the information below will help you to complete it.

Outcomes from your pay audit and commitments in your equal pay policy will help you to define the targets for this action plan.

What elements do you need in an equal pay action plan?

Consider the elements below to determine if your organisation needs a dedicated action plan for equal pay or if you can build equal pay into your general business action plan.

An pay equality action plan should include the following elements:

We have created a template of a pay equality action plan that you can download and tailor to suit your business.


Access other pay equality tools

Start with the Pay Equality Compass

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