Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Launches Consultation into Ethnicity Pay Gap
Following on from the Gender Pay Gap Reporting requirement, the Government launched a consultation into Ethnicity Pay Reporting earlier this month. The Consultation is currently underway, and responses are required by 11 January 2019.
The issue of ethnicity pay disparity has been on the government radar for some time, with Baroness McGregor-Smith being tasked to examine the barriers faced by people from ethnic minorities in the workplace and consider what could be done to address them back in 2016.
Liability for Individuals (as well as employers) in Whistleblowing Cases
The recent case of Timis v Osipov  EWCA Civ 2321 is sure to have created uncertainty and worry in boardrooms throughout the country. The Court of Appeal held that two individual directors must pay out £2 million in a landmark whistleblowing decision.