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  • MPs conduct inquiry into workplace sexual harassment

    Date:
    13 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    MPs have launched an inquiry into workplace sexual harassment to discover how employers and the Government could better protect staff.

  • Primark faces £47k bill for 'shocking' transgender discrimination

    Date:
    13 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    An employment tribunal has told Primark to adopt a policy on how to deal with transgender staff after it found an employee was discriminated against in relation to gender reassignment.

  • Why there is no quick fix for the gender pay gap

    Date:
    12 February 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    As the deadlines for gender pay gap reporting edge closer, organisations yet to report will be thinking carefully about how they communicate pay disparity, even if their gap is low. What can we learn from those that have reported so far - and how can employers ensure they give out the right message?

  • Lloyds Banking Group sets target for BAME senior management

    Date:
    12 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Lloyds Banking Group has announced it has set a public target to increase the representation of black and minority ethic (BAME) employees in senior management, the first such target in the FTSE 100.

  • Disability discrimination: £110,165 award for absence dismissal

    Date:
    8 February 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Carrabyne v Department for Work and Pensions, the employment tribunal awarded £110,165 to a disabled claimant who was dismissed while on a final written attendance warning following an absence unrelated to her disabilities.

  • Tesco faces £4bn equal pay claim

    Date:
    7 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Supermarket giant Tesco is facing what could be the largest equal pay challenge in UK history after law firm Leigh Day announced legal proceedings against the company.

  • Part-time working hits women's long-term pay growth

    Date:
    6 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Mothers who work part time suffer a long-term pay penalty that widens the gender pay gap.

  • Carrie Gracie: BBC incapable of closing gender pay gap alone

    Date:
    1 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Carrie Gracie, the BBC's former China editor, has told a group of MPs that the broadcaster belittled women to justify paying them less than men and needed help to close its gender pay gap.

  • Stonewall publishes first trans-inclusive employers list

    Date:
    1 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Stonewall has published its inaugural list of the most transgender inclusive employers in the UK with three law firms, three universities and a bank included among 10 trailblazers.

  • Changes to judges' pension scheme found to be discriminatory at EAT

    Date:
    31 January 2018
    Type:
    News

    A group of judges have won their Employment Appeal Tribunal case, which found that transitional arrangements to a new public sector pension scheme were unlawfully age discriminatory.

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