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Gender Pay Gap: 100 Minutes Per Day

The Chartered Management Institute estimates women in the UK are underpaid every day by 100 minutes in comparison to male colleagues; as evidenced by the BBC’s pay gap figures. Hence the new requirements for reporting gender pay gaps in businesses of over 250 people, which go beyond the existing requirement for equal pay. Some studies […]

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Young Parents Penalized

Young, low-wage working parents are struggling to balance work and child care schedules, despite the fact that in the UK they have a statutory right to ask for flexible working arrangements. They feel penalised for even asking about it, let alone taking flexible working. High earners have more access to flexible working and Baby Boomers […]

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Modern Slavery

Modern slavery is on the increase, right under our noses.  Companies are failing to vet the employees in their supply chain, which means that modern slavery is remaining hidden. It could take the shape of labour exploitation, for example working very long hours, sexual exploitation, or domestic servitude. 190 public sector staff in London are […]

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Google can help you solve the productivity puzzle

In all major economies, the ‘productivity puzzle’ (lower-than-forecast, since the financial crisis) defies easy explanation. The UK has a particularly acute challenge (and opportunity): labour productivity – output per hour worked – is 35% below Germany and 30% below the US. French workers produce as much by Thursday tea time as British workers do by […]

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