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David Cameron axes equality assessments in war on 'red tape'

David Cameron axes equality assessments in war on 'red tape' PM announces end to equality impact assessments, a cut in judicial reviews and streamlined consultation

Doctors outraged over contract 'discriminating against single women'

Doctors have reacted furiously after the Government’s own impact assessment of the new junior doctor contract said any “adverse effect” impact on women’s pay was a “proportionate” means to an end. The Department of Health’s Equality Impact Assessment of the controversial new contract, which was published in full this week, found that aspects of the new contract would “impact disproportionately on women”, with particular disadvantages for single mothers.

Risk-assessment processes typically expose only the most direct threats facing a company and neglect indirect ones that can have an equal or greater impact.

Adverse Impact Analysis : Compliance with federal equal employment opportunity regulations, including civil rights laws and affirmative action requirements, requires collection and analysis of data on disparities in employment outcomes, often referred to as adverse impact. While most human resources (HR) practitioners are familiar with basic adverse impact analysis, the courts and regulatory agencies are increasingly relying on more sophisticated methods to assess disparities. Empl...

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Equine Food Allergy Testing Evaluated

Nutrition Q&A: Best Alternatives to Daily Supplementation in Horses - | What do you do if you can't get to the barn to supplement your horse every day? A nutritionist offers advice.

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Junior doctors next plan to strike on 6 April. Photo: Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock

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