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Red hair…don’t care!

I was talking to a fellow Mum in the school playground earlier this week, when she casually mentioned that her flame haired daughter, who is currently in her first year at secondary school, had been the subject of nasty comments due to her being &...


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Skirting around the issue…of dress codes

Sat here in my cut-off trousers, I’ve come across yet another ‘skirt’ focussed news article – this time relating to the Government ‘debate’ over the rather disgusting media practice of ‘up-skirting’....


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The changing face of the workforce

The gig economy has become a popular topic in the media over the last 18 months, from the Taylor Review into Modern Working practices, to high profile Employment Tribunal cases handing down crucial verdicts. The way we work has never had more vari...


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The dos and don’ts of dismissals

Since July 2017, Employment Tribunal fees have been abolished, meaning unhappy employees can take their employer to Tribunal without paying a fee to do it. It’s clear that employees have heard this too, because in March this year the govern...


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Striking at inequality

Recent strikes at the University of London led by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) as part of their ‘Back in House’ campaign has prompted the university to commit to reviewing the types of roles it has been outsour...


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Are all recruitment processes made equal?

Equality in the workplace is rarely out of the headlines these days with the #MeToo movement and the first year of mandatory gender pay gap reporting in the UK. However, while gender has been receiving a lot of media attention, employers must reme...