Legal advice on the proposed redundancy of a disabled employee was not a cloak for discrimination and was legally privileged
It’s hard to believe that the #MeToo movement took off little more than two years ago. Not only has the movement empowered victims to speak up against harassment and encouraged employers to reflect on their approach to dealing with such allegations.
Running a disciplinary investigation is a daunting prospect, particularly for a manager without experience of such processes. It’s understandable that investigators may need support and guidance from HR or in-house legal.
A recent survey by Totaljobs of almost 6,000 UK workers revealed that 66% of them had either dated or considered dating, a colleague.
The number of men taking time off work when their baby is born is falling. Despite the government’s attempts to encourage fathers to increase the time they spend caring for their children, it seems many men do not take advantage of their statutory right to paternity leave.
What cultural changes need to occur to close the gender pay gap and help women progress to top positions in society?