The government equalities office published a report on dress codes and sex discrimination in May 2018. The report covers employers’ and employees’ responsibilities on dress codes, making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees andRead more
The Employment Appeal Tribunal finds that Disciplining for 60 days' sickness absence was disability discrimination. Mrs O'Connor was disabled within the definition of disability set by the Equality Act 2010. Both parties to the litigation accepted that this was the case.Read more
An LEV system is used to remove airborne contaminants such as dust, fumes, smoke etc to prevent them causing harm to workers. An example of this would be an extractor at a welding station or paint spraying booth for instance.Read more
With the ever increasing court rulings interpreting the provisions of the Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) it has never been more complicated to determine whether TUPE applies to business transfers or ...Read more
Under normal circumstances employers must carry out their own internal investigation and follow a fair procedure before dismissing an employee or taking any other disciplinary action.Read more
The recent decision in the case of Pimlico Plumbers Ltd & another v Smith 2018 is expected to have major ramifications for freelance workers and those who work in what is known as the “gig” economy. The gig economy is best described as a market relating to short-term contracts/freelance work as opp…Read more
Employment tribunal fees were recently abolished. The fees were abolished because the Supreme Court held that the fees were unlawful under both domestic and EU law given that the fees had the effect of preventing justice and made it disproportionately difficult for employees to enforce their employm…Read more
6 Steps to Managing Stress in the Workplace This week sees Mental Health Awareness Week take place, and in light of this we would like to give you some tips when it comes to managing stress in the workplace. Managing work related stress is very important, primarily for the employee’s wellbeing but…Read more
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