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Equal Pay Day

Today is Equal Pay Day. This means that due to pay differences between men and women, women will essentially be working for free for the remainder of the year, 51 days. According to facts from the Fawcett Society, campaigners for equal pay, the average pay gap between men and women is 18.4% and shockingly, it is estimated that it …

Should employers be more aware of dress code discrimination in the workplace?

‘Wear more make-up’, ‘Put heels on’ and ‘Straighten your curly hair’, are just some of the discriminatory comments flying about in the media recently; all true comments made by employers to their employees in the workplace. MPs feel that laws must be tougher over dress code discrimination and two Commons committees have called for…

The candidate expects...

According to recent research ‘the candidate strikes back’ undertaken by the REC (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation), the number one bugbear of the modern day candidate is the lack of communication throughout the recruitment process, albeit from the recruiter or the client. The YouGov survey conducted as part of this r…