Tesco face record Equal pay claim

Supermarket supergiant Tesco are facing a ground breaking equal pay claim which could cost the Company a staggering £4bn.The claim brought by more than a thousand female employees of Tesco is based on the principle, that both...

Part time workers bear the brunt of gender pay gap

Research has revealed those in part time work are most likely to suffer from the gender ‘pay penalty’ with women disproportionately affected as a result of making up the vast majority of part – time workers in the UK. Accord...

The government’s proposals in response to the Taylor Review

There is big news this morning regarding the government’s proposed response to the Taylor Review that considered the gig economy and the rights of workers last year. The Good Work Plan seeks to:enforce workers’ holiday and si...

Equal Pay issues – What employers should be doing

The BBC’s equal pay nightmare continues – following the outrage expressed during last summer over discrepancies in pay for male and female presenters, Carrie Gracie’s revelations about editorial staff leaves the broadcaster c...