Updated to include information on Government guidance concerning dress codes in the workplace.
Updated to include a reference to a guide on sex discrimination and workplace dress codes by the Government Equalities Office.
Our model policies and documents on recruitment, equal opportunities and transfer of undertakings (TUPE) are among the latest to be updated to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is in force from 25 May 2018.
After the pomp and glitter of last weekend's Eurovision, there is much to learn from this celebration of diversity, argues Nicola Britovsek, HR director at Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services.
The Government today issued guidance for employers on how they can ensure dress codes are not discriminatory. They do not contain any measures to toughen up sanctions on organisations with discriminatory rules, however, and have been criticised by one employment law firm.
In Bakkali v Greater Manchester Buses (South) Ltd t/a Stage Coach Manchester, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that asking a Muslim employee whether or not he supported IS did not amount to harassment because, given the context, the offending comment was not "related to" his religious belief or race.
Employers need to work together to tackle broader industry-wide challenges in order to close the gender pay gap, PwC has urged.
Join us on 23 May for an hour-long webinar, where Naeema Choudry, partner at global law firm Eversheds Sutherland, and Anne Hurst, senior diversity and inclusion specialist at PwC LLP, will share their knowledge and experience of putting into practice strategies to tackle the gender pay gap.
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a "landmark" initiative to get more women into senior roles and help close the gender pay gap, beginning with the public sector.
We discuss the key findings from the first tranche of gender pay gap reports and tips for employers preparing the 2019 report.
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