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Disability Discrimination

What should you do if a new recruit discloses a medical condition?

What should you do if a new recruit discloses a medical condition? It is important to understand that employers cannot ask job applicants questions about ...
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Disability Discrimination

Discrimination claims in the Employment Tribunal

What are the implications for individuals involved in discrimination claims? Did you know that employees can have a claim made against them as individuals?
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What is Gross Misconduct?

The concept of gross misconduct has often left employers feeling that there is no further option but to terminate the employment of the individual but ...
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Was it religious discrimination to give an employee a ‘Christmas Grinch Award’?

The Employment Tribunal was asked to decide whether a teaching assistant, whose religion was Islam, had been discriminated against because of his faith when he ...
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Employment Law Changes 2024

Employment Law Changes 2024. Various changes to employee rights. From the 6 April 2024, the following employment law changes will come into effect...
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Changes to Pay, Compensation and Statutory Payments

Changes to Pay, Compensation and Statutory Payments. New rates of pay and compensation from 6th April 2024. We recommend that you review and update internal...
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Crucial Role of Return to Work Interviews After Sickness Absence

Return to Work Interviews after sickness. Although I hate using the term, ‘interview’ most people understand the concept of a return-to-work interview...
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Potential legal issues of making staff return to the office?

Making a change to require working from the office could have significant ramifications. The Covid pandemic changed global working habits with more people ....
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Religious Belief Discrimination: Actor Terminated from Gay Role

Termination of actor’s role as gay character because of her belief that homosexuality was a sin was not religious belief discrimination....
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Workplace Occupational Health Referrals

Occupational Health and work what do you need to know? There are occasions when every business may need to initiate an occupational health referral for ...
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Menopause in the workplace

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) recently issued guidance on menopause in the workplace encouraging employers to carefully consider the needs of employees.
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The Benefits of Having a Staff Handbook

Although it is not a legal requirement to have a Staff Handbook many employers do have a Handbook of some sort or other in order ...
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