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  • Positive discrimination | Can employers prioritise black, female or disabled applicants?

    Positive discrimination | Can employers prioritise black, female or disabled applicants?

    Thursday, November 7, 2019

    Most of us can agree that treating somebody unfairly on the basis of their sex, race or disability isn’t acceptable – but when it comes to giving marginalised groups a leg up, opinion is often divided.

  • Can flexible working reduce your gender pay gap?

    Can flexible working reduce your gender pay gap?

    Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Your gender pay gap tells you that your organisation probably has fewer women in better paid, more senior roles; more in less well paid, more junior roles; and probably more women than men in part-time roles.

  • Employment discrimination is it ever  justified?

    Employment discrimination is it ever justified?

    Wednesday, October 9, 2019

    Establishing a legal defense | Is employment discrimination ever justified?

  • Time to say goodbye?

    Time to say goodbye?

    Monday, September 30, 2019

    Julia Gray looks at how settlement agreements can be used effectively by employers.

  • Holiday pay | Court bans pro-rating entitlement for zero-hour and casual workers

    Holiday pay | Court bans pro-rating entitlement for zero-hour and casual workers

    Wednesday, September 4, 2019

    Few things give employers a headache quite like trying to get to grips with holiday pay rules.

  • Birtenshaw -  Spotlight

    Birtenshaw - Spotlight

    Tuesday, August 6, 2019

    ‘Brighten Lives and Build Futures’ by ensuring that Special Educational Needs and Disability pupils receive the same learning and social opportunities as other children.

  • Employee claims rise for the second year running

    Employee claims rise for the second year running

    Tuesday, July 16, 2019

    The latest round of Employment Tribunal statistics has now been released – giving employers a full year picture to compare against the year prior.

  • Hidden value of intuition

    Hidden value of intuition

    Thursday, May 9, 2019

    A new report, ‘The Intuition Index: The Critical Role of Intuition in International Business,’ has been released showing that intuition is regarded as a vital business asset with 96% of business leaders across the globe saying it is important.

  • New payslip rules explained

    New payslip rules explained

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

    From 6 April 2019, new government legislation will require employers to provide payslips to all workers, as well as provide itemised payslips to those whose pay varies depending on the number of hours worked.

  • Pay and Equalities Survey 2019

    Pay and Equalities Survey 2019

    Monday, March 11, 2019

    ACEVO's annual Pay and Equalities Survey is the most comprehensive breakdown of the sector's senior remuneration packages available.