The Menopause at Work

The menopause and the symptoms associated with it can still be a taboo subject for some and how to approach it can cause concern for employers and managers. However, menopause and how it can impact the workplace has gained interest in recent months, appearing in the news as [...]

By |2020-09-23T12:45:56+00:00May 18th, 2020|Acas, employment law updates, menopause|0 Comments

Lay-Off and Short-time Working

Lay-offs and short-time working are ways that an employer can ask an employee to stay at home temporarily if there is not enough work; or reduce their hours. The aim is to avoid having to make redundancies. Lay-Off People often speak of being “laid off” when they lose [...]

LGBT and Workplace Discrimination

As June is pride month, we thought we’d take this opportunity to write an article on the rights of the LGBT community in the workplace. Members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community are legally protected against discrimination at work through the Equality Act 2010. However, statistics [...]

By |2020-04-10T12:21:20+00:00June 13th, 2019|employment law updates, LGBT|0 Comments

Sportspeople and Employment Law

Sportspeople and Employment Law For certain industries or job types it isn’t always clear what type of employment relationship is in place and this can cause confusion and legal uncertainty. One such industry making the headlines recently is the sporting world, notably the case of former Great Britain [...]

By |2020-04-10T12:23:41+00:00May 23rd, 2019|employment law updates|0 Comments

Should veganism be protected against discrimination?

Should veganism be protected against discrimination? You may have seen the story in the news at the end of last year involving the case of Mr Casamitjana (Mr C). Mr C was dismissed from work and is raising a claim for unfair dismissal on the grounds of discrimination [...]

By |2020-04-10T12:30:06+00:00May 1st, 2019|employment law updates|0 Comments
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