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#notonthelist….??

#notonthelist….??

This year the BBC was required to publish the salaries of those earning over £150,000, which the Culture Secretary had explained would bring the BBC "in line with the civil service" on transparency.  Interestingly, what has grabbed headlines is not so much how much presenters are paid, but allegations of gender inequality.

Just how good is the Taylor "Good Work" Review?

Just how good is the Taylor "Good Work" Review?

Describing your own report as "Good Work" might suggest that Matthew Taylor is quite pleased with the outcome of his Review into Modern Working Practices.

LGBT rights in the workplace: what next?

LGBT rights in the workplace: what next?

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act 1967. Since then, it appears that the legal rights of LGBT individuals have improved considerably.  However, the fact remains that sexual orientation and gender reassignment are relatively new diversity issues and in some respects society is taking a little while to catch up.  Here are a few thoughts about areas in which progress could still be made.

“We’re all going on a summer holiday”

“We’re all going on a summer holiday”

The summer can be a busy time for holiday requests, particularly around school holiday time.  Below, I deal with 5 common queries regarding holiday.