Category: News

Welcoming Shivani Sachdeva to the team

In these challenging times for the hospitality and travel industries, we are delighted to welcome Shivani Sachdeva to the RHI team. In her role as Reward Consultant, Shivani will support the airline industry network group, as well as work on global gender pay reporting projects. She is based in Frankfurt and will offer invaluable live-time

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New UK national minimum wage rates

The UK Government has accepted the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations for the new national minimum wage rates. Effective from 6 April 2021, the rates will be: 23+: £8.91 (up from £8.72) 21-22: £8.36 (up from £8.20) 18-20: £6.56 (up from £6.45) 16-17: £4.62 (up from £4.55) Apprentice rate: £4.30 (up from £4.15) Accommodation offset £8.36

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Socio-economic diversity taskforce established

An independent taskforce, commissioned by HM Treasury and BEIS, and run by City of London Corporation, was launched yesterday. It will focus on boosting representation at the top of the financial and professional services sectors. The taskforce was launched alongside new research, commissioned by the City of London and drawing on data from eight major

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Global Travel Taskforce recommendations

Launched October 7, the Global Travel Taskforce was set up to consider steps that government could take to encourage the safe recovery of domestic and overseas travel and tourism while reducing the risk of imported Covid-19 cases. The report released sets out the recommendations made by the government’s Global Travel Taskforce to support the international

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Disability employment gap evidence

The Work and Pensions Committee is to investigate the gap between the employment rates of disabled and non-disabled people, and how it can better support disabled people in the labour market. The most recent official data on disabled people’s employment rates show: 7.9 million people (aged 16-64)— 19% of the working age population—said they had

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Gender equality labour law updates in the Middle East

There have been a number of recent developments in the labour laws of the Middle East, with the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain issuing new legislation to bridge the gender pay gap between men and women. UAE: Federal Decree by Law No. 6 of 2020 (the “Decree”) (effective as of 25 September 2020)

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Awards in sex discrimination doubled

This month saw the UK Ministry of Justice publish the annual employment tribunal award statistics for the year 2019/2020. In the year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020, a total of 103,984 employment tribunal applications were made – a slight decrease on the previous year when 121,111 applications were made. The reduction was unexpected

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GapHub – gender pay reporting and diversity analytics

RHI’s GapHub platform is a global analytics tool that supports both UK mandatory gender pay reporting requirements and global company-specific supplemental analysis. It can be tailored for gender or ethnicity reporting, and in-built training and resource materials are provided to upskill your team. Build and visualise results as required for your organisation: Mandatory reporting Market

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