Policy and practice

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  • Sex discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Peninsula Business Service Ltd v Baker, in which the EAT considered the employer's liability for victimisation by an agent surveillance company it had appointed.

  • Gender

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include information on the gender pay gap reporting requirement, in force from 6 April 2017 for private- and voluntary-sector organisations, and 31 March 2017 for public-sector organisations.

  • Dads face negative bias in quest for work-life balance

    Date:
    22 February 2017
    Type:
    News

    Fathers face a negative bias when seeking a better work-life balance or applying for part-time employment, a new study suggests.

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

    Type:
    Tasks

  • 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.

  • 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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