Nearly four in 10 (38%) female lawyers in the UK have been sexually harassed, a report has found, prompting a call for the legal profession to "make sure its own house is in order" before advocating for wider change.
Large organisations should be forced to publish retention rates for new mothers returning to the workplace in order to tackle the "shocking" levels of discrimination they face, a group of MPs have urged.
Government departments should be "model employers" when it comes to promoting social mobility, according to a report from the Social Mobility Commission, which urges them to sign up to the voluntary Living Wage.
Black and minority ethnic (BME) workers are more likely to be "trapped" in temporary or insecure employment than their white colleagues, analysis has shown, prompting a call for employers to prioritise data collection ahead of any mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting.
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