Although shared parental leave is almost 2 years old, take-up has been low. Polly Rodway considers how employers can support dads wishing to take it.
Emily Plosker discusses BDBF’s support of Smart Works for City Giving Day and how employers can support women returning to work after maternity leave.
BDBF will be supporting Smart Works – a charity which supports women back into work – on City Giving Day 2017.
BDBF Partner Ruth Gamble gives advice to new parents on how to manage the transition back to work after a period of parental leave and highlights the mistakes employers can make during this time.
Cerys Williams and Nick Wilcox discuss the steps firms should take to prepare for the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime.
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.