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Victory over BBC equal gender pay claim

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It has been recently reported that the TV Presenter of Newswatch , Samira Ahmed, has argued with the BBC that her pay should have been on an equal footing with that of her fellow colleague, Jeremy Vine, TV Presenter of Points of View and had pursued the...

Ban on gender stereotyping in adverts

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It is understood that following a review of gender stereotyping in adverts by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s advertising watchdog has introduced a ban on adverts featuring “harmful gender stereotypes” or those which...

Using the Equality Act to secure accessible housing and facilities

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A recent judgment as handed down by Cardiff County Court, confirms the rights that disabled people have to make related alterations to their property under the Equality Act 2010 (the act). The case of Smailes & Poyner-Smailes v Clewer Court...

Muslim woman who refused handshake at job interview awarded £3,420 in compensation

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It has recently been reported that a Swedish Muslim woman attending a job interview in Sweden for a role as an interpreter was unsuccessful with her application, as a result of her refusing to shake the hand of her male interviewer for religious reasons....

Food Standards Agency publishes official statistics

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The release by the FSA on 18 th September 2017 provides a summary of local authority activity in relation to food law enforcement at food establishments for the year 2016/17. The Food Standards Agency (‘FSA’) is responsible for food safety...