About Christina Morton

I am the employment team's know how lawyer and have specialised in employment law for over 20 years. I am also a part time employment judge.

Gender pay in focus: snapshot due

Yesterday, which was the first gender pay gap snapshot date under the gender pay gap reporting rules that are now coming into effect, employers that are affected by the new rules will be preoccupied with collecting the raw data from which their statistics will need to be compiled. Continue reading

The First 100 Years – celebrating women in law

A day at a conference of lawyers is rarely worth writing home about. Not so Spark 21, where alongside a number of Withers colleagues I spent Monday of this week at an event forming part of the First 100 Years, a five year project that will run until the 100th anniversary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act in 2019. Continue reading

Milk no object

Shared parental leave – it has been introduced now and is here to stay until someone comes up with a better way of reconciling work, parenthood and the chance for a greater degree of shared participation by parents in the first year of a child’s life. Continue reading

Performance anxiety

Last week was Anti-Bullying Week. I confess that this annual event, co-ordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, passed me by this year, despite the fact that earlier in the month I had been discussing the problem of bullying with a group of managers involved in arts organisations. Continue reading