In a recent case, a charity's recruitment policy, which required applicants to refrain from 'homosexual behaviour', was ruled as discriminatory - but when can charities justify treating individuals differently?
Oxford University enforces a contractual retirement age, requiring employees to retire before their 69th birthday. However, recent discrimination claims have challenged whether this policy is justified or legitimate.
The Government has confirmed that new legislation will be introduced to ensure that all tips go to workers after research revealed that many businesses that add a discretionary service charge onto customer’s bills do not pass them onto staff.
The Home Office has announced plans to issue 5,000 temporary visas to HGV drivers and a further 5,500 for poultry workers to address critical labour shortages in the haulage and food processing industries.
The COVID-19 SSP Rebate Scheme was introduced to allow eligible employers with fewer than 250 employees to apply to HMRC for reimbursement of statutory sick pay (SSP) for employees' sickness absences resulting from COVID-19.