Ian Le Moigne

CGi welcomes review of discrimination law

The CGi, as one of the G4 business groups locally, welcomes the Committee for Employment & Social Security’s (ESS) decision to refocus its anti-discrimination legislation proposals on a more limited scope and with some adjustments to the originally proposed approach. We would like to restate that we are fully in favour of anti-discrimination legislation and that support has been made clear at every stage of the consultation process. We have been very clear that a proportionate approach will be welcomed and supported by the business groups. We have also stated that because a significant number of businesses based in Guernsey …

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Consultation on discrimination legislation

YOU may have seen publicity over the past couple of weeks on the States’ proposals to bring in an anti-discrimination law and could have already contributed to the current consultation. The CGi has no issue with such legislation per se but has raised concerns with some parts of the proposals and in particular that the consultation is being rushed through without proper constructive dialogue. We are working with other business groups locally – Chamber, IoD, CIPD and GIBA – to call for a longer period for consultation with industry, so beyond the end of this month, and jointly are to …

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Scrap the Population Management Law

Clive has been interviewed by both BBC Guernsey and the Guernsey Press this week over the CGi’s ongoing concerns that the Law is not fit for purpose. We have maintained since its introduction that the Law is impacting negatively on key parts of the economy and is not necessary. We believe the population will find its own level so the legislation should be scrapped. To hear Clive’s full interview, it was aired on 10 July at 17:07, or one hour into the Eliza Philippidis programme: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07d3qwd