Shareholders are at risk of being treated differently and unfairly over dividend payments during the coronavirus pandemic, Lynsey Burke, senior associate at law firm Nelsons?has warned.?
Juggle Jobs founder Romanie Thomas responds to Jessica Butcher’s comments about women’s rights in the context of her recent appointment to the EHRC
New research has shown that hiring managers are frequently asking candidates “illegal” questions. What is needed is further training from management.
The issue of class hit the headlines in the last week when BBC Business presenter Steph McGovern said that her regional accent and supposed “class” had held her back in her career.
Staff need to know you’ll take their claims of harassment seriously. Capital Law’s Mary Goldsbrough gives advice on which policies you should have in place and how to ensure staff know what to do when such an event occurs.
Pay discrimination on the grounds of ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation is costing the UK ?127bn ever year ? and it?s not just the employees that miss out.
A study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has shown that employers still find pregnancy a ?burden? in the workplace.
Sadly, there have been numerous disturbing stories and allegations around abuse and assault across Hollywood and Westminster. Some examples include sexual harassment in the workplace, which can arise from subtle circumstances ? and from sources employers might not expect.
The day in which women stop being paid ? ironically termed Equal Pay Day ? is just around the corner. It will undoubtedly flag ways in which employers can drive progress, but the key role corporate culture can play cannot be ignored.
Google, a company that projects a progressive image to the wider world, has become the centre of a blazing anti-diversity and gender row that has occupied the headlines for weeks, and will continue to do so for some time.
If a member of staff fails to live up to your dress code expectations, you’re legally entitled to dismiss him/her. Sometimes, however, it’s tricky to pinpoint if your demands are reasonable. If not, you could find yourself in a court battle, as was the case when Nicola Thorp was fired for refusing to wear high heels.
Just when we became comfortable with the law on religious symbols when it comes to the workplace dress code, along comes a curve ball from the European Court seemingly, sparking headlines such as “Employers can ban Muslim headscarves”.