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100% of UK employers publish gender pay gap data

For the first time ever, 100% of UK employers identified as being in the scope of gender pay gap regulations have published their data. The UK is one of the few countries in the world to require employers to publish such comprehensive gender pay ...


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Positive response to RICS-IFMA procurement statement

Last month, RICS in collaboration with IFMA released its first professional statement on procurement in facilities management. The announcement is a timely one, with attentions from both inside and outside the industry having been sharply focused ...


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Pensions spot checks to be targeted at suspect employers

Employers across the UK suspected of providing false or misleading information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) about how they are meeting their automatic enrolment duties will now be targeted with short notice inspections. This latest round of sp...


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Older workers failed by weak enforcement of age discrimination

The Women and Equalities Committee has published a report on older people and employment, which reveals the talents of more than a million people aged over 50 who want to work are being wasted because of discrimination, bias and outdated employmen...


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Over 45,000 businesses risk EU energy fines for non-compliance

Independent energy experts and certification body DNV GL has warned that over 45,000 businesses risk fines of up to €1m, if they fail to comply with Article 8 of the European Energy Efficiency Directive, by the deadline of 5 December 2019. T...


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New code of practice for employers to improve health and wellbeing for staff

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new code of practice for organisations to help tackle a crisis in the mental health and wellbeing of Britain’s workforce. 137 million working days were lost to sick leave in the UK in 2016...