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  • Hundreds of BBC staff demand full pay transparency

    Date:
    6 March 2018
    Type:
    News

    Hundreds of BBC staff, including stars such as Mariella Frostrup, Victoria Derbyshire and Rev Richard Coles, have written to the corporation demanding "full pay transparency".

  • Gender pay gap: employers know the clock is ticking

    Date:
    6 March 2018
    Type:
    News

    With less than a month to go until the gender pay gap reporting deadline, only one in six of the estimated 9,000 qualifying organisations have reported their figures, indicating that there could be a last minute flurry of employers submitting their pay data.

  • Gender reassignment discrimination: Tribunal recommends that employer adopt transgender policy

    Date:
    2 March 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In de Souza E Souza v Primark Stores Ltd, the employment tribunal awarded £47,433 to a transgender employee who suffered harassment and recommended that the employer adopt a written policy on how to deal with new and existing staff who are transgender or who wish to undergo gender reassignment.

  • Greater London Authority publishes 37.5% ethnicity pay gap

    Date:
    2 March 2018
    Type:
    News

    Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people employed by the Greater London Authority (GLA) group - which includes organisations such as Transport for London and the Metropolitan Police - are paid up to 37.5% less than their white colleagues, according to an ethnicity pay audit.

  • Age discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on two EAT decisions considering whether or not similar changes to pensions schemes for firefighters and judges were justified.

  • Marriage and civil partnership discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Gould v Trustees of St John's Downshire Hill, in which the EAT considered whether or not to permit a claim for marriage discrimination to proceed.

  • Discrimination costs the UK £127bn a year, claims study

    Date:
    26 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Discriminatory pay practices costs the UK economy £127bn in lost output every year, according to diversity and inclusion champion INvolve and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).

  • Barclays, Lloyds Bank and RBS reveal gender pay gap

    Date:
    26 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Three of the UK's 'big four' banking groups have reported their gender pay figures, with Barclays International - its corporate banking business and investment division - publishing a 43.5% median pay gap.

  • Aldi reveals 4.8% gender pay gap

    Date:
    23 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Aldi has published a median gender pay gap of 4.8% - well below the average pay disparity between men and women seen across the UK.

  • Pregnant workers can be included in collective redundancies, holds ECJ

    Date:
    23 February 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Guisado v Bankia SA and others, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that there is nothing in EU law to prevent a pregnant worker from being included in collective redundancies.

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