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Employees who bring a claim in the employment tribunal must observe strict rules or risk having their cases thrown out, as a recent decision from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) illustrates. It is particularly important to understand what you can… Read on
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed a claim of sex discrimination from a father who claimed his employer should pay him the same enhanced pay as a female employee on maternity leave when he took shared parental leave. In… Read on
We have just celebrated St. George’s Day in England and Jeremy Corbyn has promised to introduce a new bank holiday to celebrate it, if he wins the next election. But just what are workers’ rights when it comes to bank… Read on
Our latest fact sheet looks at redundancy. Our series of factsheets is intended to cover topics which individuals may find of particular interest or, which are universally relevant but tricky to navigate. Our aim is to give basic facts about… Read on
Ben Power recently wrote about the benefits of a neurodiverse workforce in an article published by the Law Society Gazette. You can read his article here in full. Neuro-what? The word “neurodiversity” is an umbrella term which includes all who… Read on
Just how careful does an employer need to be when writing a reference that contains negative opinions? A recent High Court case brings some much-needed clarity to the murky issue of what employers can and can not say when giving… Read on
Our latest fact sheet looks at equal pay. Our series of factsheets is intended to cover topics which individuals may find of particular interest or, which are universally relevant but tricky to navigate. Our aim is to give basic facts… Read on
We kick off our series of factsheets with age discrimination. We intend to cover topics which individuals may find of particular interest or, which are universally relevant but tricky to navigate. Our aim is to give basic facts about the… Read on
4 April 2018 was the deadline for large private and voluntary sector employers (with 250 or more employees) to publish their gender pay gap figures on the government’s dedicated website. Around 1,500 employers missed the deadline and over 1,000 added… Read on
Many myths have grown up around the legal rights of those who are pregnant and on maternity leave, it can be hard to sort the facts from the fiction. In this article we answer some of the most common questions… Read on