New law prevents recruitment firms telling temps to wear heels

New law prevents recruitment firms telling temps to wear heels

New Government guidance will mean recruitment firms cannot force their temp staff to wear heels, skirts or make-up. The Government Equalities Office is set to publish the new rules later this month, which will make it an offence to issue discriminatory dress codes, according to The Sun.

Minister for Women, Victoria Atkins, explained it was designed to help stamp out sexism in the workplace. “Employers should be clear that they cannot have one rule for women and another for men,” she said.

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