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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..

Jun
21
2017

Gender pay gap starts early

A new study looking at 23 subjects studied at university has suggested that the gender pay gap can start as early as the first year after graduating...

Jun
16
2017

Failure to pay enhanced shared parental leave was direct sex discrimination

In Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd, a father succeeded in his claim for direct sex discrimination when he was told that shared parental pay only entitled him to 2..

Apr
19
2017

Dozens of UK Landlords fined after roll-out of Right to Rent Scheme

Right to rent checks - Landlords or their agents must by law check that their tenants have the right to rent in the UK, failure to carry out these checks..

Apr
13
2017

Supreme Court Judgments on Indirect Discrimination

The Supreme Court has given two important Judgments on indirect discrimination. The Supreme Court held that, for such a claim to succeed:..

Mar
31
2017

Disciplinary Process Sunk By Failure to Make Reasonable Adjustment

A discriminatory disciplinary process led to an employee who worked at a Subway sandwich store being awarded £15,484 by an Employment Tribunal...



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