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Glass ceiling still stopping womens' progress

01 September 2011

A recent gender pay gap report shows that although the pay gap may have narrowed for junior managerial staff, the glass ceiling is still as strong as ever for women trying to move into senior management.

TUC say health and safety myths shouldn't be used as an excuse

25 August 2011
See Brendan Barber's response to the HSE's new top ten list of bizarre health and safety concerns which organisations have given for cancelling activities or events.

IER Reaction to Government Axing of One Third of HSE Workplace Inspections

9 March 2011
Unannounced workplace inspections could be reduced by a third from 2011–12 onwards, according to a leaked letter obtained by the BBC’s File on 4 programme. An IER Briefing by Steve Tombs and David Whyte sets out the danger of deregulating health and safety.

IER Briefing: Health and Safety Week of Action

February 2011
While the Institute of Directors continue their call for further deregulation, the Institute of Employment Rights has put together a briefing on the danger of deregulating health and safety, written by Steve Tombs and David Whyte.

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