22 Nov 2016

In the case of Brierley and others v Asda Stores Ltd the claimants are a group of over 7,000 Asda store workers arguing that the work they do is of equal value to Asda distribution depot workers who are paid substantially more. The group of store workers are overwhelmi...

12 May 2016

Nicola Thorp, a London receptionist was sent home without pay after refusing to wear heels at work.

Outsourcing firm Portico Corporate Reception Management Limited, by which Ms Thorp was employed, stated that their dress guidelines, "ensure customer-facing staff are con...

13 Apr 2016

Preqin, an alternative assets data research company, has compiled statistics about more than 11,500 private equity, real estate and infrastructure fund managers to present a global snapshot of gender equality in private equity firms.

The factsheet here compares statis...

12 Feb 2016

The government's new draft regulations would require relevant companies to report four categories of differences in their pay for men and women:

  1. The difference in mean as well as median pay;

  2. The difference in mean bonus payments;

  3. The number of men and wo...

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