International legal giant Pinsent Masons has been named the most inclusive employer in the UK by LGBT equality charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2019.
Thousands of female council workers in Glasgow could receive payouts reaching more than £500m after their union representatives agreed a deal with Glasgow City Council to resolve historic equal pay claims.
The charity Oxfam failed to tackle an environment that allowed sexual misconduct and bullying to go unchecked, according to an interim independent review.
While leadership teams increasingly embrace the challenges of gender and ethnic diversity, research has shown that disability is absent from most board-level discussions around the world.
The courts have seen a significant rise in the number of employment claims brought by large groups of individuals. The most common employee 'class actions' relate to equal pay and worker status. Caroline Stroud from Freshfields looks at the types of class action claims on the increase and how employers should respond.
With less than three months left for large employers to publish their second tranche of gender pay gap data, Jo Faragher looks at the 2018 data so far and finds a mixed picture.
In Lord Chancellor and another v McCloud and others; Ministry of Justice v Mostyn and others; Secretary of State for the Home Department and others v Sargeant and others, the Court of Appeal held that the Government's view that "it felt right" to protect older workers with transitional provisions when making changes to pensions for judges and firefighters was insufficient to defend direct age discrimination claims.
More than two-thirds of MPs believe that reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay are a "good start", but want more to be done.
As always, HR professionals had their fair share of employment law cases to keep track of in 2018, but what were the 10 most important judgments in 2018 that every employer should know about?
Aviva talks to XpertHR about its mid-life MOT, designed to help employees in the 45 to 60 age bracket plan for the longer term, as well as to reduce employee attrition in this group.
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