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.
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.
The number of early years workers qualified to Level 3 has plummeted to crisis levels in the last four years, according to the National Day Nurseries Association’s (NDNA) latest workforce survey for England.
Researchers have published a new study which suggests a mother's workplace exposure to solvents may heighten her child's risk of autism, with a “growing body of evidence” linking workplace and environmental factors to the condition.
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.