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NHS doctor’s gender pay gap – Jeremy Hunt promises to close it
Date created: 06/21/2018

A new review has been launched by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to investigate and then close the 15% gender pay gap of NHS doctors. .. read more

Former Johnson Matthey employees entitled to compensation – Supreme Court rules for employees
Date created: 12/06/2018

After being dismissed for developing a sensitivity to platinum salts, the Supreme Court has rules that three employees of chemical company Johnson Matthey should be compensated... read more

Legal & General’s ‘Girl Fund’ will back firms showing good gender balance
Date created: 06/06/2018

Financial giant Legal & General is the first company in the UK to prioritise its investing powers in companies where women are well represented... read more

Worst gender pay gap in the airline industry – Ryanair named and shamed
Date created: 29/05/2015

Figures released by Ryanair have shown that the median hourly pay for female UK staff is 71.8% lower than for male employees. Female employees also receive 3% lower bonus pay... read more

Next facing £30m claim from shop assistants over equal pay dispute
Date created: 22/05/2018

More than 300 shop floor staff at Next have filed a claim for £30m because of an equal pay dispute. The fashion retailer, who has a staff of predominantly women, has paid them on average 24% less than male employees working in their Next warehouse. .. read more

Ex-High Commissioner’s baby denied UK passport because he is not ‘British enough’
Date created: 11/05/2018

Arthur Snell, a former High Commissioner, said that his baby was denied a UK passport in 2011. Snell went further to say that the Home Office defaults to a refusal of citizenship whenever it can, in order to make it difficult for applicants.. read more

Working Families respond to EAT Hextall v Chief Constable Leicestershire Police
Date created: 03/05/2018

In the case of Hextall v Chief Constable Leicestershire Police, the EAT has ruled that Hextall.. read more

Amber Rudd says Windrush generation will get UK citizenship
Date created: 30/04/2018

Changes are to be made for the generation of Caribbean families who arrived in the UK between 1948 and 1973. Free citizenship will be awarded to them. Not only will this be applicable to Families from the Caribbean, but to anyone who settled in the UK during that period.. read more

National Stephen Lawrence Day will be held annually
Date created: 26/04/2018

The Prime Minister has said that every year on April 22nd a day of national commemoration will be held for murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence.. read more

£100K compensation set for Gran fired by dog track bosses
Date created: 24/04/2018

Valerie Axon, aged 60 was recently fired after 21 years of service to Coral Racing. Mrs Axon required treatment for breast cancer and had to take some time off work.. read more