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Earlier this month, the Court of Appeal handed down its much anticipated decision in the case of London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo. It was widely expected to answer the question, is suspension a neutral act but, in the… Read on
Employers need to play the long game when seeking to increase diversity; this is the cautionary lesson to be taken from the employment tribunal case of Furlong v The Chief Constable of Cheshire Police, handed down last month. The case… Read on
It was recently reported that Goldman Sachs is no longer requiring staff to wear a suit and tie and that Virgin Atlantic had abolished a rule requiring female cabin crew to wear make-up. While this suggests a trend of employers… Read on
Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty which causes problems with reading, writing and spelling. Consequently, dyslexic employees may face particular challenges in the workplace. Employers need to be aware of their legal obligations and also consider going further to assist… Read on
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Age discrimination, commonly called ageism, is one of the most common forms of unlawful treatment at work. Other than in some very limited circumstances it is against the law for employers to treat someone less favourably because of their age.… Read on
Equal pay issues reported in the media usually involve women claiming that they are not being paid as much as their male counterparts but, men can also bring equal pay claims by comparing themselves to women who are earning more… Read on
The government has launched a consultation on curbing the use of so-called gagging clauses in settlement agreements and employment contracts. The consultation runs until 29 April 2019. The current position When an employee leaves employment, they may agreement a termination… Read on
It is very easy for employers to fall foul of the procedural requirements for a fair redundancy dismissal and selecting employees unfairly is one of the most common mistakes.Where it is necessary to select employees for redundancy, it is crucial… Read on
If you are eligible to bring a claim of unfair dismissal in the employment tribunal then you will need to show that your employer acted unfairly in dismissing you, in order to win your claim. Assuming that an employer can… Read on