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GP sacked for refusing to call transgender person ‘madam’

A Christian doctor who claimed he was dismissed for refusing to call a transgender woman “she” because of his faith has lost his case at an Employment Tribunal. Dr David Mackereth claimed that he was having an “abstract discussi...


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First ever UK human rights tracker launched

A tool to make the UK’s human rights records transparent, and the Government accountable, launched on 9 October. HumanRightsTracker.com allows civil society organisations, academics, parliamentarians and legal professionals to learn about t...


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Companies “should publish their flexible working and family-related policies”

New figures from work-life balance charity Working Families show that both parents/carers and best-practice employers alike are overwhelmingly in favour of greater transparency around companies’ flexible working and family-rel...


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Call for employers to create a mental-health-safe work environment

Employers need to create a work environment in which employees can talk about their mental health, according to new research carried out by TalkOut. In order to achieve that, attitudes towards mental health in the workplace need to change. The re...


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Are workplace parking levies the future?

A number of UK cities and towns are considering introducing workplace parking levies (WPL) as a way of tackling air quality and emissions targets and raising money to invest in sustainable transport projects. A WPL is a charge on employers that p...


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Pattenmakers start search for 2020 Young Manager Award winner

Livery company the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Manager Award, and is looking to find a talented young facilities manager deserving of the unique training and development opportunities it provides....