We all know what the research tells us: diverse workplaces are more innovative and productive, with greater staff well-being and retention. But many of us are still struggling to make this a reality. How can you avoid common pitfalls and move your organisation forward?
- The impact of Black Lives Matter and other movements, including those from the business community.
- Unconscious bias – some key court cases
- Positive action (which is lawful under the Equality Act 2010, though rarely used) compared with ‘positive discrimination’ (which is
unlawful in the UK save for some exceptions for disability).
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- 01 June 2023
Facts employees should know about their personal data
We previously published an article on facts an employer should know about holding personal data, so it is only fair that we also write about the other side of the coin – facts employees should know as individuals whose personal data is held by their employer.
- 01 June 2023
What is the Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) and how much do you have to pay?
The Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) is a levy on companies who sponsor migrant workers. This levy was imposed on 6 April 2017. The Government states that the charge has been levied to contribute towards addressing the skills gap in the local economy.
- 26 May 2023
Avoiding discrimination in flexible working requests
The right to request flexible working is currently available to employees with at least 26 weeks’ service and is set to be extended further under new Government reforms.
- 25 May 2023
- Corporate and M&A
Management Buyout – Top 5 things to consider
A management buyout is a financial transaction in which a member of the management team purchases the company from its registered owner. MBO’s usually occur in private companies in an effort to enhance profitability and simplify strategies.
- 25 May 2023
Carer’s Leave Bill set to become law
On 19 May 2023, the Carer’s Leave Bill had its third reading in the House of Lords, and upon receiving Royal Assent, will become law. There is not yet a date for the implementation of this bill, however it is likely that this will happen relatively quickly upon receiving Royal Assent, so is definitely one to keep an eye on.
- 18 May 2023
Navigating SOC Codes
When it comes to UK immigration, understanding the intricacies of the system is vital. One significant aspect of the process revolves around Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes. SOC codes play a crucial role in determining the eligibility for an individual to apply for a work visa, assessing skill levels, and matching individuals to appropriate job roles.
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