Policy and practice

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  • Gender

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to reflect the latest gender pay gap figures, as reported in the Annual survey of hours and earnings 2016.

  • Sex discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Jeffery v The British Council, in which the EAT identified the main factors that connected an expatriate employee working in Bangladesh to Great Britain and British employment law.

  • Take steps to ensure that the workforce is inclusive of men and women

    Type:
    Tasks

  • Retaining female talent: support for parents brings rewards at Citi

    Date:
    11 January 2012
    Type:
    Case studies

    Finance group Citi wants to increase the proportion of senior women in its workforce and has developed award-winning, family-friendly support programmes for parents of young children to help achieve this goal.

  • Consultation on gender diversity on boards

    Date:
    9 May 2011
    Type:
    Consultations

    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.

  • How British Gas is improving the diversity of its engineering workforce

    Date:
    4 June 2009
    Type:
    Case studies

    British Gas's initiatives to promote engineering as a suitable career for women and ethnic minorities are paying off, and the diversity of its workforce is gradually improving, particularly among its new apprentice recruits. We look at the steps it has been taking since launching the programmes in 2003.

  • Case digest

    Date:
    1 April 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of decisions on discrimination.

  • Public law remedies and unlawful discrimination

    Date:
    1 May 1991
    Type:
    Law reports

    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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