Tag Archive: discrimination

  • Employment News – Case Update April 2022

    A round-up of the most significant employment law cases to be published over the last month including more definitions between workers and self-employed contractors, indirect discrimination and harassment, unfair dismissal and TUPE.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – June 2021

    A review of June’s employment law cases and other important news. This includes Covid-related dismissal cases, and news relating to parental leave, gender inequality, flexible working, and support for ethnic minority workers.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – May 2021

    A review of May’s employment law cases (such as two covering worker status) and other news, including CJRS updated guidance and extensions of covid-related measures, as well as National Minimum Wage news.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – March 2021

    A review of March’s employment law cases and other important news, including Covid-19 updates, Spring budget, gender pay gap reporting postponed, updates on unemployment and women on boards.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – December 2020

    A review of December’s employment law news, from Covid updates, DBS checks, ACAS early conciliation and race discrimination, to exclusivity clauses, post-termination non-compete clauses, and the Human Rights Act.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – November 2020

    A review of November’s employment law cases and other important news, including the latest news how the Covid has been affecting workers through PPE, SEISS payments, top up payments, how to use volunteers, and guidance on how to treat ‘Long Covid’ sufferers.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – October 2020

    A review of October’s case law and other news affecting employment law, in particular Covid-19 updates, and guidance and information on equality, diversity, domestic abuse and anti-racism.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – September 2020

    A review of September’s employment law cases and other important news, particularly Covid-related updated guidance from the government, ACAS and ICO.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – July 2020

    A review of July’s employment law cases and other important news, including variousemployment-related Covid-19 updates.

  • Employment Law News – February 2020

    A review of February’s employment law cases and other important news. This month, discrimination features heavily in our case reports, through disability, age and sex. We also look at the effect of illegality on the enforceability of contracts. In other news we bring you changes to national minimum wage, the new Equal Pay bill, an update board diversity, and ICO news.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – January 2020

    We give you a round up of some of the big issues of 2019 in employment law, and what to expect in 2020, including a brief look at what’s likely to be covered by the Employment Bill 2020 and what happens next when the UK leaves the EU.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – December 2019

    A review of December’s employment case law and other important news: from the ICO regarding Data Protection fees; ONS report on pay gap for disabled workers; and a study of Modern Slavery legal requirements in the hotel industry.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – July 2019

    A review of July’s employment case law and other important news. We look at how the court, tribunal system and the government are trying to refresh the systems. We have a 99 year rule which has been reversed by the Supreme Court, issues arising from use of Facebook and WhatsApp and the government’s shakeup of employment law. This covers how to fix gender inequality consulting on health at work to prevent job-loss and how to make the enforcement of employment rights better. It’s all go. For the better, we hope!

  • Employment Law Newsletter – June 2019

    A review of June’s employment case law and other important news. Discrimination features heavily in our reporting this month, from how an employer might perceive a future risk, contributory negligence and constructive knowledge, to how NDAs are being abused by employers to hush up unlawful discrimination and harassment in the workplace. As ever we bring you food for thought, as well as recommendations and guidance you can follow to keep your business flowing smoothly, and your employees engaged.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – March 2019

    A review of March’s employment law cases and other important news. This month’s tricky situations include: TUPE dismissals; bad leaver provisions; two aspects of the employment/worker status issue; maternity leave and religious discrimination. In other news: ICO Brexit preparation tools; ICO fines; seasonal workers pilot scheme; modern slavery regulation flouting; new holiday pay guidance and reminders that NMW and NLW set to rise from 1 April.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – February 2019

    A review of February’s employment law cases and other important news. Discrimination based on gender and age dominate: with the latest result in the Asda equal pay case; where the burden of proof lies in a discrimination case; age discrimination advice from ACAS; a BEIS consultation on pregnancy and maternity rights in redundancy; and research on the effect the gender pay gap reporting rules has had on employers. We also have some interesting cases which show when confidentiality and privacy do or do not take precedence over other rights and other news.