Gender pay gap reporting can help to close the gender pay gap by encouraging organisations to hire more women and speed up their promotion, a study of organisations in Denmark has suggested.
Women in elite occupations from working class backgrounds face a double pay penalty, according to new book about class and its impact on work chances.
The government should remove any barriers preventing young women embarking on apprenticeships, according to a report published today by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Women and Work.
Pregnant women and new mothers returning to work after having children are to receive greater protection from being treated unfairly, under new proposals set out by the government.
Kelly Thomson, legal director at law firm RPC, gives us some top tips on the steps that employers can take to prevent sexual harassment. Kelly also gives her insight into how employers should deal with complaints of sexual harassment in the workplace and the key pitfalls that they should avoid.
The Government consults on proposals to extend the period of protection against redundancy for pregnant women and new parents on return to work.
MPs have accused the government of being too "timid" to hold businesses to account for their gender pay gaps after it refused to take forward a number of recommendations made last year - including lowering the threshold to organisations employing 50 staff or more.
Research has uncovered an "alarming" level of discrimination against job seekers from minority ethnic backgrounds, who need to send an average of 60% more applications to receive the same level of interest as those from majority groups.
Updated to include information on the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018, which will introduce a "gender representative objective" in Scotland, when in force.
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