Creating a fairer Britain
An equality impact assessment is an analysis of a proposed change to an organisational policy to determine whether it has a disparate impact on one gender, ethnic group, those with disabilities or those working part-time. It applies both to external policies, (i.e. those having an impact on the customers - or clients - of the organisation) and to internal policies (that is those affecting the organisation’s employees).
An equality impact assessment in relation to pay is a statistical analysis of an organisation’s proposals to change one or more aspects of its grading and pay structures, with potential impact on one or more groups of its employees.
An equality impact assessment in relation to pay involves: