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June 2017

  • WHAT DOES EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES REALLY MEAN? by Fiona, posted on 20th Jun 2017 What does Equal Opportunities really mean? We've all heard the words ‘equal opportunities' being used, but what does it really mean to ensure that all employees are treated equally (regardless of their sex, marital status, nationality, colour, race, age, national origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation or disability) and have the same access to promotion and progression within an organisation? Most commonly, the term ‘equal opportunity' is a term used within human resources to describe the actions and measures taken to ensure fairness in employment and recruitment...
  • PROOF OF RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK by Paula, posted on 8th Jun 2017 Your obligations to carry out checks to ensure a employee has the right to work in the UK Not everyone has the right to work in the UK and the Government has placed obligations on employers to carry out certain checks to make sure everyone they employ is eligible to work in the UK...