Sweden

How Europe is supporting workers in the coronavirus outbreak

As chancellor Rishi Sunak prepares to announce plans to support the wages of millions of worker we look at similar schemes in their infancy on the Continent.

UK slips down global gender equality rankings

17 Dec 2019

The UK is falling behind in a global index of gender equality according to the World Economic Forum. In 2019 the UK ranked 21st in the WEF global index...

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Swedish woman compensated after job interview handshake refusal

17 Aug 2018

A Swedish Muslim woman has won compensation after her job interview with a translation company was swiftly ended when she...

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Annual leave

Congratulation leave? Unusual types of leave from around the world

14 Jan 2016

Anyone thinking that the UK’s upcoming grandparental leave is unnecessary meddling by law-makers should look beyond these shores at the...

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