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Only a few months since the deadline for publication of the first gender pay gap reports, the House of Commons' Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has called for the gender pay gap regulations to be strengthened, to increase their effectiveness.

Earlier this month, the BEIS Committee published a report on gender pay gap reporting, as part of its wider review into...

The signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (or the “Iran Deal”) in 2015 was hailed as a significant milestone for international relations with Iran, and was seen as a means to encourage businesses worldwide to take advantage of commercial opportunities there. Weighty sanctions which had been in place for decades were lifted, opening the door for the possibility of significant...

An employment tribunal has held that a belief in Scottish independence amounts to a “philosophical belief” for the purposes of UK discrimination law.

In a case brought against his former employer the Ministry of Defence, Scottish National Party councillor Christopher McEleny has successfully argued that his belief in Scottish independence amounts to a philosophical belief in respect of...