Posts Categorized: Employment

Gender Pay Gap Widens Among Managers

Female managers are experiencing a ‘mid-life pay crisis’, according to new salary figures, with women aged 40-plus earning 35% less than men. The figures show that a woman would have to work an additional 14 years to earn the same as a male manager over their career which, based on a pension age of 65,… Read more »

Employers Fail to Protect Key Rights of Cleaning Workers

Some employers in the commercial cleaning industry are failing to meet their responsibilities to their staff, according to a recent examination by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The non-domestic cleaning workforce is largely made up of women, migrant and older workers. In its examination, the Commission did find many examples of good practice… Read more »

Government Plans Greater Support for Whistleblowers

Employment Relations Minister, Jenny Wilmott has announced new measures that seek to strengthen whistleblowing legislation. The new system will provide more information and support to those who report wrongdoing in the work place. The changes to be introduced include: More practical guidance for employees on how whistleblowing works; A best practice guide for employers on… Read more »

Acas Launches New TUPE Guidance

New guidance on TUPE law has been launched by Acas to help the thousands of employers caught up in business transfers every year. The Transfer of Undertakings Regulations (TUPE) protect employees’ rights when the business or undertaking for which they work transfers to a new employer. According to Acas, as many as one in eight… Read more »