In November 2015, the Women and Equalities Select Committee launched its inquiry into the gender pay gap, calling for written evidence by 6 December 2015. EDF welcomed the announcement.
The European Commission is conducting a public consultation on possible action addressing the challenges of work-life balance faced by working parents and caregivers (the closing date was 17 February 2016).
In August 2015, the Scottish Government published its response to the Working Together Review.
This consultation seeking views on the Government’s manifesto commitment to require larger employers to publish gender pay information closed on 6 September 2015.
‘Zero hours employment contracts: government response to the “Banning exclusivity clauses: tackling avoidance’’ consultation’ was published on 11 March 2015.
‘Where’s the Benefit? An Independent Inquiry into Women and Jobseeker’s Allowance’ was published by the Fawcett Society on 5 February 2015.
In August 2014, the EHRC published the report of a project examining employment practices in the cleaning sector in England, Scotland and Wales.
In July 2014, the EHRC launched an inquiry into the recruitment and appointment practices of the top 350 listed companies at board level.
In November 2013, the Government published its response to the consultation on shared parental leave.
In March 2013, the Government published its response to the Underhill Rules Review consultation which looked at possible changes to the Employment Tribunals rules of procedure.