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Should The UK Follow New Zealand's Example And Add Paid Leave For Domestic Violence Victims To The Domestic Abuse Bill?
New Zealand, perhaps surprisingly, has the highest rate of domestic violence in the world. To combat this, a new policy has been introduced that offers victims of domestic violence 10 days...
UK
7 Aug 2018
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Cancer Research To Pay Interns
We previously blogged on whether unpaid internships should be a thing of the past, after Chris Holmes called for a ban on unpaid internships lasting longer than four weeks.
UK
22 Mar 2018
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Fawcett Society Sex Discrimination Review – Proposals Relating To Women In The Workplace
On Tuesday the Fawcett Society issued its recommendations resulting from its Sex Discrimination Review. It remains to be seen whether the proposals are implemented.
UK
25 Jan 2018
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Unpaid Internships – Should They Be A Thing Of The Past?
Under the current law interns are classed as workers, with two big exceptions. Interns are not classed as workers, and therefore are not afforded the protection of national minimum wage (NMW), where:
UK
20 Dec 2017
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Add 10 Per Cent To Discrimination Compensation Awards?
From April 2013, as a result of the Court of Appeal case Simmons v. Castle, there was a 10 per cent increase in general damages for non-monetary losses.
UK
17 Jul 2017
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Holiday Pay Includes Commission (Still)
Given the high numbers of potential holiday pay claims that British Gas has waiting in the wings it is unsurprising that following its loss at the Court of Appeal British Gas tried to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.
UK
13 Mar 2017
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Women Returners
Of the thousands of professional women currently on a career break, around 427,000 want to return to work at some point in the future.
UK
22 Feb 2017
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Government Response To Call For Better Pregnancy And Maternity Protection
The European Human Rights Commission has found that 6 per cent of women who are "covered" by pregnancy and maternity protection are made redundant and 11 per cent of women returning from maternity leave...
European Union
22 Feb 2017
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New ACAS Guidance On Gender Pay Reporting
With the commencement of the gender pay reporting obligations in April, ACAS have provided helpful a helpful summary (as well as more detailed guidance) on the regulations.
UK
22 Feb 2017
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Revised Draft Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations: Key Points
The government has published the much anticipated revised version of the draft Equality Act (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations. The key points to note are...
UK
21 Dec 2016
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Pay Rises = Pay Cuts?
Earlier in the year, Tesco announced, as part of pay negotiations, a 3.1 per cent increase in wages for staff.
UK
10 Nov 2016
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Holiday Pay Includes Commission (Unsurprisingly)
The eagerly-awaited Court of Appeal decision in British Gas v Lock has now been handed down.
UK
17 Oct 2016
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Crackdown On Excessive Boardroom Pay – As Easy As Publishing A Simple Ratio?
The theory: work out the average worker's pay in a company, calculate the ratio between that average pay and the CEO's pay, and then, if the ratio is large, name and shame the company and its overpaid boss.
UK
28 Sep 2016
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