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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

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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

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sexual harassment
Sexual harassment

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

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“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

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Gender critical
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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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

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harassment
harassment

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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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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discrimination
harassment

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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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

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disability harassment