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Disabled job-seekers to receive Government support to secure new role

Disabled job-seekers to receive Government support to secure new role

The Government have announced that they will be boosting the number of specialist advisers who aid disabled job-seekers to secure and stay in work.  The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have stated that there will be an increase to the number of specialist job...

Female directors paid £500,000 less than male counterparts

Female directors paid £500,000 less than male counterparts

According to new research, female directors at FTSE 350 firms are, on average, are paid half a million pounds less than directors who are male.  Research conducted by Fox and Partners, an employment and partnership law firm, found that women are less likely to be...

Unemployment scarring: Who is at risk and what can be done?

Unemployment scarring: Who is at risk and what can be done?

Unemployment scarring is a term used to describe long-lasting effects which emerge from being made unemployed. According to the ESCR, it is usually used in response to youth unemployment - causing people to have lower pay, higher unemployment and reduced life chances...

What are the top 10 locations in the UK for women to work in?

What are the top 10 locations in the UK for women to work in?

A survey evaluates the top 10 UK locations for women to work in, taking into account gender wage gaps, median annual earnings and the amount of female employees in senior roles. A study by SmartSurvey outlines the best locations for women to work in, when it comes to...

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Heather Rolfe: Older Workers and Age Discrimination

Heather Rolfe: Older Workers and Age Discrimination

Older, wiser but an outsider Spare a thought for people looking for work during the pandemic lockdown, sending out hundreds of applications with no success. But, for many older workers, this isn’t unusual even in normal times. A recent study for the Centre for Ageing...

Ewan Carr: Staying mindful of reasonable adjustments during COVID-19

Ewan Carr: Staying mindful of reasonable adjustments during COVID-19

New research has shown that one fifth of disabled employees have had their request to work from home, be furloughed or redeployed during the pandemic rejected. Whether an employee’s request is valid depends on the individual case, however, the pandemic shouldn’t be...

Jamie Mackenzie: The Benefits of a Neurodiverse Team

Jamie Mackenzie: The Benefits of a Neurodiverse Team

Many employers are actively aware of the need to promote diversity in their workplaces in matters of race, gender, beliefs, and sexual orientation. But neurodiversity, including autism, ADHD, dyslexia and other alternative ways of thinking, is an area that is often...

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