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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
Menopause in the workplace – is further legislation required to protect employees?
The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into workplace practices around the menopause.View Article Read more
Sexual harassment in the workplace: a new duty on employers?
The Government response into consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace has now been published. View Article Read more
The ‘childcare disparity’ – is evidence required?
Does a Claimant have to show evidence that women, because of their childcare responsibilities, areView Article Read more