Ahead of the introduction of next year's gender pay gap reporting legislation, 13 finance companies are aiming for "gender parity" in senior roles, and many have committed to strategies that will enable them to hit these diversity targets.
Workers have a statutory entitlement to 5.6 weeks' leave a year, during which they are entitled to be paid their normal pay. Recent case law developments have changed what may be regarded as "normal" and employers must now consider whether or not overtime and commission should be included in holiday pay.
A Scottish employment tribunal has given the first judgment on shared parental leave and pay. Its decision in Snell v Network Rail provides a warning to employers that choosing the wrong approach to enhancing shared parental pay can lead to sex discrimination against men.
Laurie Anstis provides an update on the key employment law changes coming up from October 2016 and beyond, including changes to the national minimum wage rates, reforms to employment tribunals, and important case decisions to look out for.
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