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UK Government’s new corporate governance proposals – necessary measure or naked politicking?

Everyone agrees that “fat-cat pay” needs reining in, even Theresa May’s new-look caring Conservatives. This week’s announcement of the Government’s latest corporate governance proposals does not therefore come as much surprise. You can see the Government’s proposals and our review of them here http://www.globalcompensationinsights.com/2017/08/uk-corporate-governance-reform-has-theresa-may-delivered/#more-3558.… Continue Reading

Much ado about nothing in EU decision on workplace email monitoring

“Private Messages at Work can be Read by EU Employers” blared the BBC online yesterday in the sort of alarmist over-simplification normally best left to the Daily Mail. Mr Barbulescu worked for an unnamed business in Romania. He was instructed to set up a Yahoo Messenger account for business purposes only.  The company’s rules made … Continue Reading

UK industry’s response to Government proposals to limit skilled immigration

The Government has commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to review Tier 2 of the UK’s immigration system “with a view to significantly reducing net migration to the UK”.   On 25 September we submitted our response to the MAC’s call for evidence.  It took into account opinions canvassed from a number of international clients and contacts … Continue Reading

Single breast grope not sackable offence, says European court

Right, that should be enough to scupper UKIP’s chances of bringing the UK out of Europe, so now onto the actual facts. The German Labour Court in Erfurt last week ordered the reinstatement of a garage mechanic dismissed for fondling the cleaner’s breasts. Cut and dried dismissal material, one might think, especially accompanied by his … Continue Reading

Standing up for equality in the UK: should pregnant women have seats in Parliament?

What a shame.  It would have been a great story, one almost worthy of the Daily Mail’s front page coverage of it last week.  Apparently “sources close to” heavily-pregnant Equality Minister Jo Swinson reported her taking the view that it would have been “sexist” for any of male MPs to offer her his seat rather … Continue Reading
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