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equality

Is provision of equality awareness training a defence to harassment claims?

An employer can be vicariously liable for discrimination or harassment committed by an employee inView Article

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Is an employer liable for harassment of an employee by a third party?

The Equality Act prohibits harassment of an employee by an employer where the harassment isView Article

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harassment
discrimination

Can giving false reason for dismissal lead to inference of discrimination?

In a discrimination claim, an individual must prove facts from which a reasonable Tribunal couldView Article

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Is an employer liable for an employee’s post on a personal Facebook page?

Harassment occurs when one person engages in unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristic,View Article

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harassment
injury to feelings

What is the appropriate level of injury to feelings award for a one-off act of discrimination?

An individual who succeeds in a claim of discrimination in the Employment Tribunal can claimView Article

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Is office banter harassment?

Harassment under the Equality Act 2010 is unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristicView Article

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harassment
injury to feelings compensation

The cost of injury to feelings: increased compensation in discrimination claims

Claimants who succeed in a claim of discrimination in the Employment Tribunal are able toView Article

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Employment law and the Queen’s Speech 2017

The Queen’s Speech 2017, delivered on 21 June, set out details of the legislation thatView Article

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Queen's Speech 2017 and employment law
migrant workers

Migrant workers did not suffer discrimination

The Supreme Court has considered the linked cases of two domestic workers who suffered abuseView Article

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Is a requirement to speak English at work discriminatory?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that in the circumstances where an employer wasView Article

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Requirement to speak English at work