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Improving Gender Equality on Company Boards

Chief executives of FTSE 350 companies are being urged to be transparent about the number of women they have in leadership positions and to hand over data to independent reviewers on increasing female representation in business. Independent Review The call … Continue reading

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Calls for Greater Enforcement of Equality Legislation

A recent report by the UK Parliament’s Petitions Committee and Women and Equalities Committee has called for urgent action by Government following an inquiry into the effectiveness of the Equality Act 2010 in protecting workers from discrimination.http://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Enforcement-dress-codes-discriminatory.html

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Managing Religion and Belief at Work

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has called on employers to take a common sense approach when it comes to managing religion and belief in the workplace.http://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Religion-belief-at-work.html

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Equality for Human Rights announced that 54,000 women lose their jobs each year due to pregnancy and maternity related discrimination

The Equality for Human Rights announced in July 2015, that 54,000 women lose their jobs each year due to pregnancy and maternity related discrimination and 10% of employers discourage their employees to attend antenatal appointments. What is unlawful pregnancy and … Continue reading

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