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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 …

International Women's Day - 8th March 2017

International Women’s Day 8th March #BeBoldForChange    #IWD2017 International Women’s Day is designed to ‘help forge a better working world - a more gender inclusive world’ www.internationalwomensday.com - so what better way to celebrate than to hear some stories from our very own lovely ladies about their time working at Connect…

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…