We review the key employment law developments of 2018 and the impact of these for HR, including: Brexit; the GDPR; the apprenticeship levy; pay reporting; parental bereavement leave; and family-friendly policies.
Newly published research shows that Russell Group universities pay staff from ethnic minority backgrounds significantly less than their white colleagues.
While diversity is usually regarded as vital to a more innovative organisation, new ideas only come forward when employees feel part of an inclusive culture. Nic Hammarling, head of diversity at Pearn Kandola, explains.
The threshold above which employers should be obliged to report their ethnicity pay gap should be 50 employees, according to a survey of accounting professionals.
The Government Equalities Office is to shift its focus to helping women who are economically inactive or are in low-paid or low-skilled jobs achieve a better economic outcome.
A large proportion (78%) of over-50s believe that more flexible working hours should be introduced to accommodate older workers and benefit from their wealth of experience.
The UK's technology sector is far behind the FTSE 100 when it comes to diversity among board members a new study has shown.
A quarter of FTSE 350 companies have only one woman on their board, and there remain five all-male boards, according to the 2018 Hampton-Alexander Review in female leadership in the UK leading companies.
More support is now available to employees with neurodiverse conditions such as dyslexia, but there's still a way to go, according to campaigner Ross Duncan, who is dyslexic. He looks at why HR and managers need to embrace neurodiversity at work.
The Government is consulting on taking forward its proposals to require large employers to publish ethnicity pay data. We investigate what shape the legislation might take; the challenges that an ethnicity pay gap reporting obligation would pose; what reporting employers are already carrying out; and the potential implementation timetable.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to diversity and inclusion.