Leading futurist Dean van Leeuwen, shares his thoughts on migration in the second in a series of blogs on shifting workforce demographics.
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In a bid to tackle gender inequality, the Government has unveiled new plans under which large employers will have to publish details of the gender pay gap in their organisation. But will mandatory gender pay gap reporting help to reduce the gender wage gap? How does female participation in the UK labour market compare to the Danish experience? Lewis Silkin discuss.
Claims of sex discrimination in China are low, despite the high level of discrimination and inequality experienced in the office. In the second of a series of articles looking at how different APAC countries are responding to the changing world of work, Scott Anderson of Lewis Silkin, explores the reasons for the low number of sex discrimination claims in China and how this may change in the future.
What can the UK learn from Korea's perspective on the changing world of work? What are the differences in our productivity and employment levels? How are employment law reforms helping to solve issues such as the ageing population and the gender pay gap? This article by James Davies of Lewis Silkin offers an insight.
How can we tackle low pay and boost productivity? How do we ensure that the wages of all workers see the benefit of the economic recovery? This article by Conor D'Arcy of the Resolution Foundation considers the major themes, such as the productivity puzzle and minimum wage, of their recently published collection of essays 'Securing a pay rise'.
To what extent does the Government, present and future, need to take bolder steps in order to reform employment law and how can it help improve equality and diversity? Should the state seek to influence the demographics of the workforce? This Lewis Silkin article looks at these questions in the context of the growing interest in the use of quotas.