Fathers face a negative bias when seeking a better work-life balance or applying for part-time employment, a new study suggests.
Updated to include information on Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd, a personal injury case that may have implications for discriminatory behaviour by employees towards colleagues or third parties.
Updated to reflect the latest gender pay gap figures, as reported in the Annual survey of hours and earnings 2016.
The Financial Reporting Council is consulting on whether or not the UK corporate governance code should be amended to help listed companies achieve more diverse and effective boards.
Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of decisions on discrimination.
In R v London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham ex parte NALGO and others (7 March 1991) EOR37E the High Court suggests that if a public authority proposes to embark upon an employment or redeployment policy which is in breach of the Sex Discrimination or Race Relations Acts, public law remedies should be available to the unions and employees affected.
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