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Archives: July 2017

Gender Pay Gap…more like a chasm

The BBC has today reported how much its top stars are paid.  The move was forced by the government in a bid to achieve transparency over the use of public money which funds the BBC via the licence fee.  However, in a year when gender pay is already a primary focus for many companies, the results reveal a clear and …

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The Taylor Review on Modern Working Practices: ambitious but is it achievable?

The much anticipated Taylor Review into modern working practices has been published. The focus of the Review is the aim of creating “good work” for all which is “fair and decent and has scope for development and fulfilment”. As expected (and in line with the Review’s terms of reference) there are suggestions for improving the rights and entitlements of self-employed …

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Taylor Review: Leaked report suggests radical reform for modern working practices

The Taylor Review was commissioned to consider how modern employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business models. The Times has received a leaked draft of the Review and the headlines reveal raising taxes from self-employment and improved rights for those working in the gig economy.

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Discrimination compensation: Increase of 10% for non-financial loss

This landmark case is relevant to HR professionals, litigants in the Employment Tribunal and their advisers. In the case of de Souza v Vinci Construction (UK) Ltd the Court of Appeal has confirmed that the 10% uplift to personal injury compensation established in the civil case of Simmons v Castle must also apply to the non-financial loss element of compensation …

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