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Tube worker awarded £14k due to dismissal delays
Date created: 22/05/2020

Because of his employer’s failure to carry out a timely and reasonable disciplinary investigation, a London Underground employee sacked for sexual harassment has been awarded £14, 500... read more

Employment tribunal awards £400K for injury to feelings
Date created: 13/05/2020

Recently an award of £400K was awarded to a former employee at the Department for Work and Pensions. .. read more

Banned from taking breaks – Boots employee wins £7K at tribunal
Date created: 11/05/2020

An employment tribunal has awarded an employee of Boots the Chemist almost £7,000 after learning that she had been banned from taking breaks through the day... read more

Covid-19 pandemic – can women manage the virus better?
Date created: 20/04/2020

After the financial crash in 2008 there were several reports which showed that banks led by women suffered less from the economic crisis... read more

UK study suggests that BAME groups are hit harder than white people by Covid-19
Date created: 16/04/2020

Research shows that Covid-19 has a much more negative impact on non-white critically ill patients than it does on the white population... read more

As fathers get to stay at home, mothers are being kept at work in the UK
Date created: 08/04/2020

Several charities have responded to the unequal coronavirus stand which some firms have taken. Pregnant women are also being targeted the charities say... read more

EasyJet looking at contract changes – BA pilots faced with taking unpaid leave
Date created: 03/04/2020

Both pilots and cabin crew have been asked by EasyJet to agree to changes in their work conditions because of the Coronavirus. .. read more

FTSE 100 – only a third of positions are held by women
Date created: 30/03/2020

A government backed review has found that at some of the biggest companies in the UK, only one in three board positions are held by women... read more

Chinese students get slammed for returning home to China
Date created: 30/03/2020

With Covid-19 being the main subject of the news and in fact, being the main issue for most people, a question arises about students who choose to return to their home countries. .. read more

Call for inquiry into racism in the Home Office after Windrush report
Date created: 23/03/2020

A group of 16 anti-racism organisations has said that the Windrush report on the scandal shows that there are still ‘institutional failures to understand racism’ taking place in the Home Office... read more