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Top five cases of 2021
It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals. Employers have been dealingView 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
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
“Gender critical” beliefs are protected under the Equality Act
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has found that a “gender critical” belief is a philosophicalView 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
Sexual harassment and harassment at work – new guidance published
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published guidance on sexual harassment and otherView 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
Is it harassment to suspend an employee who can only write by hand for a few minutes?
Harassment occurs where one person engages in unwanted conduct related to a protected characteristic, suchView Article Read more