Both 'Rogue' and Real Dentists can be NegligentThe recent coverage on ‘rogue’ dentistry is a timely reminder of the wider argument for the public to be protected from negligence generally by both registered dentists and unregistered practitioners, and more importantly, a reminder of the need for people to be properly compensated when negligence unfortunately occurs.
Much Ado About Nothing?You may recall the publicity around the decision of the European Court of Justice on travel time for workers with no fixed place of work. Anyone following the story in the media might legitimately be concerned organisations will be facing claims from peripatetic workers wanting to be paid for their travel time.
Jobs for the BoysThe world of finance remains stubbornly male. A 2014 report by consultancy Oliver Wyman found that women make up only 13 percent of executive committee members and 4 percent of CEOs at the world’s major financial institutions.
Just How Equal is The Equal Pay Gap?It is not news to anyone that 45 years after the Equal Pay Act, we still have a gender pay gap. What may be surprising is that the gap varies by job type, with senior employees some of the worst affected.
New ACAS Guidelines on DiscriminationACAS has published 3 new guides on discrimination, with the aim of educating employers on their obligations under the Equality Act and what ACAS considers best practice.
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