They come into play after it was estimated that 54,000 women a year may lose their jobs due to pregnancy or maternity.
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A package of 12 announcements has been launched by Government to tackle sexual harassment at work.
Will plans announced by Government to improve the rights of workers on zero-hour contracts, agency employees and those working in the gig economy, live up to their promise?
What has urged government to go further with its Ethnicity Pay Gap reporting?
Figures released by the Office of National Statistics have shown that the proportion of workers who are not being paid the living wage is increasing. Six million workers in Britain are currently being paid under the hourly rate, which is calculated to cover the basic cost of living. Over half of the jobs paying less than the…
Employers may struggle to deal with the influx of grandparents expected to claim shared parental leave, Michael Briggs, a senior associate at law Shoosmiths has written in an article for The Charted Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).