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Reasonable adjustment

Does a failure to make reasonable adjustments in a dismissal process mean that the dismissal is unfair?

To successfully defend an unfair dismissal claim, an employer will need to show that thereView Article

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Is long COVID a disability?

According to official statistics published on 6 May 2022, an estimated 1.8 million people livingView Article

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long COVID
Hot desking

Hot desking – a warning for employers

The pandemic has led to many employers introducing changes to the way in which employeesView Article

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Does raising a grievance extend time for issuing a Tribunal Claim?

A claim of discrimination in the Employment Tribunal must be brought within three months ofView Article

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time limit
Top five cases

Top five cases of 2021

It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals.  Employers have been dealingView Article

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What is a deemed disability?

The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination in employment in respect of nine protected characteristics, including disability.  AView Article

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Deemed disability
uplift

What is the penalty for breaching the ACAS Code of Practice?

The ACAS Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures (ACAS Code) provides practical guidance to employersView Article

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Is a compulsory retirement age justified?

An employer operating a compulsory retirement age may be at risk of facing claims ofView Article

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retirement age
knowledge

Is a dismissal discriminatory if the employer does not know about a disability until after dismissal?

Discrimination arising from disability happens where an employer treats an employee unfavourably because of somethingView Article

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How should employers deal with allegations of sexual harassment at work?

The Fawcett Society has published a report, “Tackling sexual harassment in the workplace: recommendations forView Article

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sexual harassment