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Council leader facing sex discimination claim from 1,100 staff

Aberdeen City Council leader John Stewart is among 10 councillors who have been served with citations in sex discrimination claims...

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Rules changes ‘put workers at risk’

Changes to the application and enforcement of health and safety regulations over the past 10 years have increased the risk...

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Pensions age timetable may be accelerated

The Coalition government wants to push back the state pension age to 68 sooner than previously planned because "it seems...

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Car wash fined over employee cover

An Essex car wash company found guilty of failing to purchase compulsory insurance to protect its employees has been fined....

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Shop manager, 50, wins ageism claim

A Northern Ireland woman has been awarded almost £4,000 in a discrimination payout after being harassed by her boss over...

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Redundancy plea for low-earners

The government has been urged not to apply plans to slash redundancy payments for civil servants to lower-paid workers. Liberal...

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Britons urged to apply for tax owed

An EU ruling means there is only a month left for British people with second homes in Spain to start...

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Euro-MPs curb bank ‘bonus culture’

Euro-MPs have backed a crackdown on bankers' bonuses – to come into force in time for this year's round of...

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Tribunals against employers soar

Employers in England, Scotland and Wales faced a soaring number of tribunal claims last year, new figures have shown. Some...

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City firms ‘sexually discriminate’

A significant number of recruiters in the City of London confess to still having sexist attitudes within their companies, which...

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Cap for civil service pay-offs

Redundancy payments to civil servants will be capped under new legislation to be brought in as soon as possible, the...

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Pregnant women win EU pay battle

Pregnant workers who are granted time off or temporarily transferred to another job should retain the extra payments they normally...

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