Fact Service April 2019

b]Issue 15 (11/04/2019) - Thirty-seven executives share £125 million; Revamp shared parental leave, says TUC; Public sector gender pay gap widens
; Changes under Good Work Plan; Negative effect of workplace seating


Issue 14 (04/04/2019) - Thirty-eight share £198m


; Automation and risk to jobs in England


; Cabin air goes to court; Third-party harassment
; Link bosses' pay to workers' pay say MPs

Issue 15

Thirty-seven executives share £125 million
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Thirty-seven executives, whose remuneration package came to at least £1 million, feature in our latest regular round-up of boardroom pay. 
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Revamp shared parental leave, says TUC 
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The TUC has called for an overhaul of statutory Shared Parental Leave (SPL) on the fourth anniversary of its introduction.
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Public sector gender pay gap widens
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The median gender pay gap has widened in the public sector with women paid 14% less an hour than men in the second year of reporting.
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Changes under Good Work Plan 
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The so-called Swedish derogation will end next year, the government has confirmed. However, details on the legislation is still lacking, as new ...
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Negative effect of workplace seating 
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Eight in 10 office workers claim workplace seating arrangements — including hot desking — have a negative effect on their mental wellbeing.
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Issue 14

Thirty-eight share £198m
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Thirty-eight executives, whose remuneration package came to at least £1 million, feature in our latest regular round-up of boardroom pay. 
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Automation and risk to jobs in England
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Potential automation of occupations may have an impact on the labour market in future. Around 1.5 million jobs in England are at high risk of some of ...
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Cabin air goes to court
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The airline industry should take urgent action to tackle toxic cabin air, says the Unite general union, as it announced that legal action has been ...
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Third-party harassment 
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No one should be subject to harassment, abuse or bullying at any time, let alone at work, says the TUC. Yet half of all workers have experienced ...
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Link bosses’ pay to workers’ pay, say MPs
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Companies must do more to link top bosses’ pay to that of the rest of their workforce, say MPs on the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy ...
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