Dear Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service,
With regard to guidance for employers 'Managing gender pay reporting' - published by Acas in conjunction with the UK Government Equalities Office in February 2019:
What assessment did Acas undertake to consider the impact of advising employers to capture data based on their employees' "self-identified" sex on the (a) quality (b) trustworthiness and (c) value of that data?
What legal advice did Acas seek regarding the guidance and its adherence to the stipulations of The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017?
Which organisations did Acas consult in developing this guidance?
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