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Employment

Mind the gap, please

Chris Aldridge looks at the new gender pay gap reporting regulations which from October 2016, will force employers with 250 or more employees to publish certain information about their workforce demonstrating the gender pay gap. This will cover more than 11 million employees across the UK.

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Employment

What are “normal day-to-day activities” when establishing if an employee is “disabled” under the Equality Act?

Whether an employee is “disabled” and therefore protected against disability discrimination by the Equality Act is not an easy or common sense question. It requires considering a number of elements within a “legal” definition, including whether the employee’s “impairment” has a substantial adverse effect on their ability to carry out “normal day-to-day activities”. But what are “normal day-to-day activities”?

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