News from the Outside – Diversity, Work & Wellbeing and Equality Act 2010 amendment
Our February edition of In Equilibrium highlighted some pertinent external articles regarding the areas of diversity, work & wellbeing together with an impending amendment to the Equality Act 2010:
This article looks at the results of the Government-backed Employment Relations Survey which suggests that UK employers could do more to increase diversity in the workplace.
Although aimed at union safety representatives, the TUC’s recently published report “Work and Well-being” aims to promote healthier working and help identify what within workplaces are making staff ill.
In March, the Government is repealing the third party harassment provisions in the Equality Act 2010 as they believe it will help cut red tape and boost business growth. However, employers still have a duty to protect their staff’s health, safety and wellbeing.
Hard to believe but this is the day this year when the average person who does unpaid overtime starts earning for themselves. Check out the Worksmart website where you will find further information and some helpful resources, such as a long hours clinic tool and an online balance check; not to mention an unpaid overtime calculator!