Plan to empower UK women

15 July 2019

New measures to include a review of enforcement of equal pay legislation and improved information for parents around family-friendly entitlements have been announced by the Women and Equalities Minister.

Care agency asked pre-employment health questions

3 July 2019

Section 60 of the Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for employers to ask about an applicant’s health or disability before they have been offered the job, or before including them in a pool of successful candidates to be offered a role at a later date, except in specified situations.

Number of childminders continues to fall

1 July 2019

Ofsted’s latest statistics on childcare providers and inspections in England reveal another decrease in the number of registered childminders, and a small increase in the number of non-domestic providers.