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The gender pay gap  reporting obligations will apply to a variety of public-sector employers, including police forces. Photo: Simon Webster/REX/Shutterstock.

Public sector gets draft gender pay gap reporting law

The draft Regulations that will require public-sector employers to report on their gender pay gap have been published.
The Equality...


Five ways men feel alienated by gender diversity debate

As the requirement for gender pay gap reporting approaches, more men are engaging in gender issues – some better than...


Essential people analytics: Seven key HR metrics for 2017

With data and analytics playing an increasingly critical role in HR decision-making, latest analysis from XpertHR Benchmarking reveals the seven...

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Judges win pension age discrimination claims

An employment tribunal has ruled that the Government discriminated against more than 200 judges when it implemented the transitional provisions...


Firefighters claim pensions age discrimination

Firefighters have challenged the Government and fire service employers on the introduction of the 2015 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme at an...

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Winter weather and work: five common employer queries

With large parts of the UK having experienced heavy snowfall, we answer five common questions from employers on the workplace...

Is this person actually working? 10 bizarre reasons not to pay the national minimum wagePhoto: Lisa F Young

Top 10 lame excuses for not paying the minimum wage

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has released 10 of the worst excuses for not paying the national minimum wage, as...

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