Politics

'Time to shine a light' on pay gap

[ad_1] Employers face a looming deadline to provide information on the gap between the pay of their male and female staff. On the BBC’s Daily Politics, Rebecca Hilsenrath of the Equality Commission said the rules aimed to “shine a light” on “conscious and unconscious bias” in the workplace. Sophie Jarvis, of the Entrepreneurs Network, said […]

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Should England boycott the World Cup?

[ad_1] Speaking on the BBC’s Daily Politics, Labour MP Ian Austin said England should boycott this summer’s World Cup in Russia in protest at the Putin regime and over fears about fan safety. Asked whether he would be attending, former Conservative minister David Mellor said he would quadruple his life insurance before he “even thought […]

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Ireland 'could expel Russian officials' after UK attack

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Leo Varadkar is attending the second day of the European Council meeting in Brussels Ireland could expel Russian officials if they are shown to be acting as intelligence agents, Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar has said. He was speaking after the European leaders agreed it was “highly likely” […]