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Oct
20
2017

Faith school’s gender segregation held to be unlawful

The Court of Appeal has recently overturned a High Court’s decision that a school’s gender segregation for pupils aged 9 and above was not discriminatory (HCMI v The Interim Executive..

Sep
15
2017

BBC gets the ball rolling to tackle its gender pay gap

Following the controversy surrounding BBC’s gender pay gap report, (please see our report from earlier this summer) it is unsurprising that the broadcaster has quickly announced plans to tackle its..

Sep
01
2017

Asda Equal Value claims latest

Last October, we reported the Employment Tribunal decision that 7,000 predominantly female in-store Asda employees, who do work such as shelf-stacking and checkout roles, have common terms of employment..

Sep
01
2017

ACAS guidance published on supporting trans employees in the workplace

Following a summer filled with Pride events up and down the country, ACAS has also shown its support for the LGBT+ Community through the release of their new research paper,..

Aug
24
2017

Breach of equal pay and sex discrimination claims are mutually exclusive

In BMC Software Ltd v Shaikh, the Claimant was successful in her equal pay claim, as her former employer was unable to justify why a male colleague was paid more...

Aug
18
2017

Would following in Norway’s footsteps help address the UK’s gender pay gap?

In Norway, details of individuals’ net income, net assets and amount of tax paid are all accessible to the general public. An individual may simply use their national ID number..

Jul
28
2017

Gender pay gap: perceptions v reality

A recent survey by salary benchmarking site emolument.com revealed that many men were unaware of a gender pay gap existing in their sector...

Jul
20
2017

Falling through the Gap: BBC posts some surprising pay data

The BBC came under fire yesterday after publishing data on their biggest earners. The broadcaster has released a list of their “talent” within the organisation earning over £150,000 per year...

Jul
14
2017

A 10% uplift to awards for psychiatric injury or injury to feelings arising from discrimination

The Court of Appeal in Simmons v Castle, held that the level of damages in certain types of claims should be increased by 10% after 1 April 2013, to reflect..

Jun
30
2017

Scottish Government report suggests raise in care worker wages would help close gender pay gap

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee has published its gender pay gap report, “No Small Change”. It contains a number of recommendations for devolved powers to be..



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