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Latest UK statistics on gender pay gap – movement in the right direction

According to data published today (26 October) by the Office for National Statistics in its Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, the overall gender pay gap (taking into account both full-time and part-time employees) has fallen from 19.3% in 2015 to 18.1% in 2016.  This is apparently the largest year-on-year drop since 2010. The gender … Continue Reading

France: New laws on part-time contracts

As part of its push to simplify employment law and regulation, but using the word “simplicity” in its very loosest sense, the French Government has introduced new rules governing the use of part-time contracts. The key changes for French employers to note are that part-time employees must usually be offered a minimum of 24 hours’ … Continue Reading
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