The Business Disability Forum (BDF) is asking the government to give more power to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to enable them to better combat disability discrimination in and outside of the workplace.
Employment analysis: Should employers have a workplace policy covering religious observance? In the context of Diwali 2018, Pranav Bhanot, solicitor at Wiseman Lee LLP, advises employers on what they should take into consideration and what action is required. What is Diwali? How long does it last? Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and some Buddhists across the world. The … Read More
Employees who have brought claims in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal in the last four years stand to recover the fees they incurred following a judgment of the Supreme Court on 26 July 2017. The court ruled that the order bringing into effect the new fees from 29 July 2013 was unlawful from the word go and should … Read More
The BBC has published the figures of people working within their organisation who annually earn £150,000 or more. The publication showed that out of the 96 people within the BBC who earn more than £150,000 only 32 are women. Furthermore, whilst the BBC’s highest male presenter earned in the region of £2.5 million, the highest female presenter earned significantly less, … Read More
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