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Dress codes in the workplace - handle with kid gloves

Should we have a “bee in our bonnet” about dress codes in the workplace? This should in theory be a fairly straightforward concept, however, the highly publicised female agency worker who was sent home without pay because she refused to wear...

Dos and don'ts when recruiting

Recruitment can be a legal minefield for employers. Job applicants are protected from discrimination on grounds of sex, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation and age. The protection provided by the Equality Act applies in respect of the...

Gender Pay Gap Reporting and the Diversity Agenda Webinar - Wednesday 14 December 2016

Fox Williams Partner Audrey Williams  and Aon Hewitt Associate Partner Andrew MacLeod, provide an update on the Government's mandatory Gender Pay Gap Reporting regulations. They reflect on the final laid regulations , the legislative process and...

Gender Pay Reporting: the Final Regulations

At long last we have the final Gender Pay Reporting Regulations, due to be implemented by 6 th April 2017. The final Regulations are significantly different from the original draft proposals. Many organisations will have begun analysing their gender pay...

Mandatory Gender Pay Reporting, New Obligations and Issues for Partnerships

Overview of provisions   New obligations to report on gender pay gaps will apply to large employers through new Regulations to be implemented by the end of 2016. The reporting will apply be each legal entity with 250 or more employees. For professional...

Claiming for career loss in discrimination cases

Where the impact of an employer’s behaviour is such that an employee believes they will never work again, employees can try to recover “career loss” from the Tribunal. This means they demand compensation for the loss of salary and benefits...

Audrey Williams writes for PM daily on gender pay gap reporting rules

Audrey Williams writes for PM daily on gender pay gap reporting rules, and how they are being extended to the public sector. Please click here to read the article . ...

Gender Pay Gap Reporting and the Diversity Agenda Webinar - Wednesday 27 April 2016

Fox Williams partners  Audrey Williams  and Jane Mann , with Aon  colleagues Andrew  MacLeod  and Jackie Waller , provide an update on the Government’s  draft  regulations for mandatory gender pay gap reporting and...

Will there be gender pay reporting from 2016?

The Government has just issued its Consultation paper “Closing the Gender Pay Gap”, in which it outlines plans to implement Section 78 of the Equality Act 2010. This provision has lain dormant for 5 years. The new provisions will require...

Women on Boards - where are we now?

How many female CEO’s of FTSE companies can you name? Currently there are just three in the FTSE 100: Alison Cooper of Imperial Tobacco; Carolyn McCall of easyJet and Angela Ahrendts of Burberry. The Coalition has favoured the voluntary action of...
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