“The silence must be broken and the misunderstanding that domestic abuse is not a workplace issue due to the myth that it only happens at home need to be dispelled. Three-quarters of those affected by domestic abuse are targeted at work.”
While the available evidence suggests that there is scope to explore more ambitious increases in the minimum wage in the UK, a leading economic research institute has said that the issue may be becoming too politicised.
If a manager lies about the reasons for giving an employee poor performance reviews, and suggests that she should be dismissed, is the resultant dismissal fair if the senior person making it honestly believed the false reports?
The rate of work-related stress, depression and anxiety has shown signs of increasing in recent years and accounted for the loss of 12.8 million working days in 2018/19, an average of 21.2 days lost per case.
While 76% of the general population are in paid work, the figure for those with a learning disability is below 6%, and inaccessible application forms are one of the main reasons for the disparity according to a leading charity.
Banners and posters in the Lloyd’s building in London are part of a campaign to highlight the importance of speaking up and to provide clear guidance on how individuals can take action if they see or experience unacceptable behaviour.
Both main parties are right to propose plans for an even higher wage floor, independent think tank the Resolution Foundation said, as it released analysis showing that minimum wage increases since 2015 delivered a £3 billion pay boost to low-paid workers last year.