Gender Pay Gap: Report Findings or Face a Fine

Gender Pay Gap: Report Findings or Face a Fine

Although the Equal Pay Act was instated in 1970, women today across the UK earn an average of 19.1% less than their male equivalents (source: Fawcett Society). The main blame for the gap lies with the so-called ‘Motherhood Penalty’; women typically taking...
What’s happening in HR this month?

What’s happening in HR this month?

New rules introducing Employment Tribunal fees will come into force towards the end of this month. Under the new regulations, all claims or appeals brought to the Employment Tribunal on or after the 29th July 2013 will be required to pay a fee – the first on the issue...
Dealing with employee absence this summer

Dealing with employee absence this summer

Ok – so we don’t often get long hot sunny spells during a typical British summer, but when we do, most people want to make the most of it. In most cases employees will put in holiday requests as part of their annual leave. However, sometimes an employee decides...