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  • Some gender pay gap reporting "statistically improbable"

    Date:
    8 December 2017
    Type:
    News

    Companies submitting their gender pay gapsĀ are getting their sums wrong and providing statistically impossible numbers, according to an equal pay expert at a law firm.

  • Podcast: Key employment cases for 2018

    Date:
    8 December 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We predict the key cases for 2018 and assess their likely impact. We explain why employment status will remain in the spotlight, and we discuss the ramifications of the ECJ's recent decision on holiday pay.

  • A third of black employees feel discrimination blocks progress

    Date:
    4 December 2017
    Type:
    News

    Almost a third of black employees believe their careers have been hampered by discrimination, according to new research from the CIPD.

  • Recruitment selection

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include details of Jet2.com Ltd v Denby, in which the EAT considered if protection against discrimination for trade union membership extended to involvement in certain trade union activities.

  • EasyJet blames lack of female pilots for 52% pay gap

    Date:
    28 November 2017
    Type:
    News

    EasyJet has pointed to a dearth in the number of female pilots as the main reason for its huge 52% gender pay gap, which it published this week.

  • Court of Appeal reaffirms correct approach to proving direct discrimination

    Date:
    25 November 2017
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has held that the rules on the burden of proof in discrimination claims under the Equality Act 2010 do not differ from the rules under the previous discrimination legislation, and that the initial burden remains on the claimant.

  • Podcast: Gender pay gap reporting - where are we now?

    Date:
    24 November 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss how organisations have been dealing with the gender pay gap requirements, what the reports should contain and how many have been published.

  • Reporting the gender pay gap: 2017 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    23 November 2017
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    With less than six months to go before all organisations with 250 or more employees are obliged to report their gender pay gap data, XpertHR asked employers how they were progressing and what issues they were encountering.

  • Artificial intelligence: Could an algorithm rid us of unconscious bias?

    Date:
    16 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all of the processes involved were automated? Robert Bolton, partner at the Global HR Centre of Excellence at KPMG in the UK, examines the potential for technology to help employers shake off discrimination.

  • What employers can do to stop cyber bullying at work

    Date:
    15 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Anti-bullying Week is a timely reminder for employers to look at the growing risk of cyber bullying at work. David Webb, an employment adviser at Acas, looks at examples and gives tips on what employers can do to prevent it.

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