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Changes to the Equality Act on the horizon
The Government has published draft regulations which will amend the Equality Act 2010. The purposeView Article Read more
Preventing sexual harassment – the employer’s new statutory duty
Employers will have a new legal duty to take reasonable steps to prevent sexual harassmentView Article Read more
Menopause in the workplace – guidance for employers
The Government has published a policy paper setting out the Menopause Employment Champion’s plan toView Article Read more
Third party harassment – where are we now?
Employers can be liable for discriminatory acts (including harassment) carried out by employees in theView Article Read more
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
Binding agreement to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace
It was reported recently that McDonald’s has signed a binding agreement with the Equality andView Article Read more
Flexible working requests and indirect sex discrimination
A female employee can claim indirect discrimination where an employer applies a provision, criterion orView Article Read more
Are employers under a duty to protect employees from harassment by third parties?
Under the Equality Act, employers can be liable for discriminatory acts (including harassment) carried outView Article Read more
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 Read more
Do menopausal symptoms amount to a disability?
A person has a disability under the Equality Act 2010 if they have a physicalView Article Read more