12. Dr. Jane Sunderland, in her book on gender and language, asks readers to compare the language used to describe men and women superiors within the workplace. She uses this phrase as an example; “He is a stern task master; she is impossible to work for.” Men are assumed to have a reason behind their madness; women are assumed to have emotions behind their madness. This Pin compares the double standards in the workplace.
It is important that you plan well ahead of time and follow the proceedings set out in your redundancy procedure. If you do not use a fair selection procedure you could face an employment tribunal; employment tribunals can be very costly.
There's More To Workplace Diversity Than Hiring 'Enough' Women