Government Launches Consultation on Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Reporting

The UK Government has launched a series of measures to tackle barriers facing ethnic minorities in the workplace. Part of its strategy is the introduction of mandatory ethnicity pay reporting. The proposed ethnicity reporting requirement is similar to the gender pay gap reporting requirement, which went into effect in April 2017. The consultation closes on 11

Brexit Is Here! What Employers Need to Know About the UK’s Departure From the EU

On 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom formally left the European Union after 47 years of membership. However, for a transitional period that will end on 31 December 2020, it will still be covered by all current agreements including membership in the European Single Market and European Union Customs Union and rights such as freedom of movement of workers throughout the EU.

UK Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Criminal Record Disclosure Scheme

The UK government has lost its case defending the multiple convictions rule, which requires an individual to disclose all spent convictions if he or she has two or more such convictions. Generally, a conviction becomes “spent” after a certain period of time and thus does not need to be disclosed during a criminal records check.