Latest by Kelly Thomson
The retail sector continues to face change and challenge from every conceivable angle and employment within the sector is following this trend.Read more
In Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd  UKSC 32, one such business asked the Supreme Court to reconsider the law and to change it to be fit for modern day purposes. In its landmark judgment handed down in July, the Supreme Court has done so. The core facts of the case are not unusual. Egon Zehnder (EZ) is a global specialist executive search and recruitment business. EZ recruited Mary-Caroline Tillman in 2004. As the High Court judge observed, the company regarded Ms Tillman as “a bit special”. She was recruited into a senior role on a salary of £120,000 and first year bonus of £100,000 and then rose steadily through the ranks of the organisation. By 2012, Ms Tillman was joint global head of the company’s financial services practice and a shareholder in the Swiss holding company.Read more
IWD is a day designed to galvanize such desire for change into real, sustainable action by people, by business and by government. And on Thursday 8th March many of us will pause for thought. In our reflections, one question will come up time and time again: what can I actually do to improve gender equality?Read more
Paving the road to transparency over the gap in gender pay, the Government continues to push forward with its plan to make it mandatory for organisations with over 250 employees to publish the disparity between what women and men are paid.Read more
Facing the cold splash of reality and mandatory reporting on the gender pay gap: what's next for UK employers?
As one of Enid Blyton's characters in Five Have a Mystery to Solve, exclaimed:Read more