Equalities bill “promotes mediocrity”, warns law firm

Siân Keall, of Travers Smith, said the removal of so called “gagging clauses,” which stop people discussing their pay with colleagues, could mean that individual bonuses are less attractive to employers.

In addition, withdrawing from the traditional reward system move could make it difficult for city firms to hold onto its best performers. The proposal to make pay systems more transparent is one a raft of ideas spelt out by Equalities Secretary Harriet Harman, aimed at cracking down on

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