An employer’s refusal to allow an employee to make modest adjustments to her working hours following her return from maternity leave has been held to be indirect sex discrimination. An Employment Tribunal awarded the employee £185,000.
In the recent case of Shipp v City Sprint UK Limited an Employment Tribunal unanimously held that a senior employee was unfairly dismissed, harassed and discriminated against on the grounds of maternity/pregnancy and sex.
In the first of two articles, BDBF’s Melvyna Mumunie reports on the joint FCA, PRA and BoE Discussion Paper that aims to speed up the pace of meaningful change in diversity and inclusion in the financial services sector
It has been some time coming but, finally, the legislators seem to be taking the issue of menopause and the impact it has on some women’s professional lives seriously.
An Employment Tribunal has recently decided that the dismissal of two senior male employees amounted to sex discrimination, where the dismissals had followed the announcement of the employer’s gender pay gap figures and a radical new approach to diversity within the business.