Working Parent Day: EHRC suggests thousands of new mothers are being forced out of jobs each year

A recent report published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found that 11 percent of mothers were either dismissed, made compulsorily redundant or were treated so poorly they felt they had to leave their job. In addition 10 percent of mothers said their employer discouraged them from attending antenatal appointments. One in five…

Fiona McAnaw and Kristie Willis: Tattoo discrimination

Many employers are now faced with a dilemma over the stance they should take regarding visible tattoos. With a reported one in five Britons now having tattoos, claims of discrimination against those exhibiting body art are increasingly reported in the news. The recent case of trainee teacher Charlotte Tumilty, who was sent away from a…