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EQIA Public Sector Equality Duty Amendment Regulations 2016

EQIA Public Sector Equality Duty Amendment Regulations 2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

ISBN: 9781786520289

EQIA on the Scottish Government's amendments to the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012

Executive Summary

This Equality Impact Assessment was carried out on the Scottish Government's amendments to the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties)

(Scotland) Regulations 2012 to:

• introduce a new requirement on listed public authorities to publish the gender

composition of their boards and to produce succession plans to increase the

diversity of their boards, and;

• lower the threshold for listed public authorities to publish information on their

gender pay gap and equal pay statements, from those authorities with more

than 150 employees to those with more than 20 employees.