Pregnancy and maternity discrimination: 10% of women were discouraged from attending antenatal appointments. Photo: Mito Images/REX

54,000 new mothers forced out of jobs every year

Around 54,000 new mothers a year lose their jobs through pregnancy and maternity discrimination, according to research by the Equality...
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Dismissal of employee with disabled daughter was associative disability discrimination

An employer committed associative disability discrimination against an employee following indications that he would be increasing the time spent with...

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Pay awards remain stagnant at 2%

Although pay freezes are becoming less frequent, employers are still only awarding modest pay increases, according to the latest analysis...

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Responding to an employment tribunal claim: Five tips for employers

When an employer receives an employment tribunal claim, it needs to act quickly and carefully to put itself in the...

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Select committee launches tribunal fees inquiry

A select committee of MPs has launched an inquiry into court and tribunal fees, to assess whether or not their...

Engaging and retaining high-potential employees (webinar)

Engaging and retaining high-potential employees (webinar)

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 2:00pm BST
Thousands of books, articles and research papers have been written about how to identify...

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Gender inequality: still work to be done

While plans to make gender pay gap reporting mandatory in larger organisations will go some way to address male and...

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Employee recognition: an app for a tap on the back

One of the key ways to engage millennials at work, or Gen-Y as they’re often known, is by offering frequent...

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Employer branding: all theory and no action?

HR understands the importance of a strong employer brand and positive marketing experience, but poor candidate experience suggests otherwise. Peter...

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Almost half of employers think fit notes are ineffective

Almost half of employers believe the Department of Health’s flagship fit note scheme is not helping employees return to work....

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