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Positive action in the workplace – guidance published
The Equality Act 2010 (the Act) protects employees from unlawful discrimination in the workplace. TheView Article Read more
Do you report ethnicity pay gap figures?
The Government has published guidance for employers on ethnicity pay gap reporting. In March 2022,View Article Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
Is office banter harassment?
Harassment under the Equality Act 2010 is unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristicView Article Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more