On Thursday 19th September WOMEN’STEC launched the #notjustforboys Programme, bringing together representatives from industry, education and the public sector to hear about this innovative project, aimed at increasing the number of females choosing careers in construction and sectors where women are underrepresented.
Universal Credit (UC) is a payment for working age people who are on a low income or out of work and includes support for the cost of housing, children and childcare and financial support for people with disabilities, carers and people too ill to work. It replaces six existing so-called ‘legacy benefits’ including Jobseekers Allowance, Tax Credits and Housing Benefit.
Stacey Macken has won a gender discrimination claim against her employer BNP Paribas. An employment tribunal has ruled in her favour in relation to claims of unequal pay, sex discrimination and victimisation.