BDBF’s Nick Wilcox discusses the latest statistics on the SMCR and fines issued by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The FCA is consulting on the extension of the SMCR to almost all financial services firms from 2018, replacing the Approved Persons Regime. HR should act now.
Ruth Gamble comments on the implications of the BBC’s gender pay gap in the Evening Standard, Huffington Post, CNBC and the Guardian
As the BBC reveals its pay data for the first time, BDBF Partner Ruth Gamble’s comments on the implications of the disparities make the news.
The Court of Appeal has, this morning, clarified that a disclosure does not need to be in the interest of the public at large in order to attract whistleblower protection. Despite the inclusion of a “public interest test” in whistleblowing legislation, a disclosure can concern only a small group of people, although that the character of the disclosure is relevant.
Could the ‘silver quota’ be the answer to improving employment rates in the over 50s? Polly Rodway considers in the light of UK discrimination law.
Cerys Williams, Employment Partner at BDBF LLP, speaks to Liz Hunter, Head of Share Schemes at Mazars LLP about the key benefits of Employee Ownership.
The FCA has announced an increase in the number of financial services firms who must record communications made by their employees.
An employer’s ban on wearing religious symbols at work may or may not be directly discriminatory depending on the reason for the ban.
The Gender Pay Gap reporting regulations are now in force, and guidance suggests that contractors’ earnings may need to be covered in the reports.
An employer must only conduct a proportionate search, and give a proportionate response, to data subject access requests it receives.