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Discrimination

Employing & managing staff

How to avoid discrimination when it comes to employee dismissal

Many small businesses balk at firing staff with ‘protected characteristics’ such as religion, sexual orientation or disability. Sue Morrison offers a step-by-step guide to sensitive staff dismissal

Management

Sexual harassment: #MeToo and Time’s up encourage workers to speak out

According to new research, prominent movements against sexual harassment have given over a quarter of UK workers the confidence to report it.

Employing & managing staff

How to deal with different languages in the workplace

Having multiple languages in the workplace can be useful, but are there any issues involved? Andrew Weir of Moorepay explains what you need to know.

Management

Three-quarters of Brits say age discrimination is common in their workplace

A staggering 70.8 per cent of UK workers reveal discrimination around age is common in their workplace.

Management

Young people lose more than £6,000 a year due to wage discrimination

A new report by Young Women’s Trust shows that under-25s are missing out on between £820 and £6,300 a year due to wage discrimination.

Management

One in four UK professionals discriminated against in an interview

New research suggests that applicants feel discriminated against when going for a job interview, with most feeling neglected due to age.

Management

Acceptable discrimination? Tattoos in the workplace

New research shows that two thirds of UK recruiters find tattoos an undesirable feature in candidates.

Management

No excuse for discrimination in the workplace

Widespread discrimination is found in companies that try to implement an old fashioned dress code for their staff.

Legal advice

Why small businesses should be mindful of discrimination law

Beth Brierley, of Riverview Solicitors, explains how small business owners should navigate the Equality Act.

Management

Sexual discrimination rules to change

From 6 April amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 will come into force regarding discrimination and harassment.

Legal advice

Businesses ‘need to watch out for age discrimination laws’

Awareness of the age discrimination regulation is 'comparatively low' within small firms, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Management

The Equalities Review report

The Equalities Review’s final report into the causes of persistent discrimination and inequality in British society has been published, warning that despite significant progress, some forms of inequality are set to remain at intolerable levels.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience