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Veganism

Is veganism protected by the Equality Act?

The Equality Act prohibits discrimination because of religion or belief.  “Belief” means any religious orView Article

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Is it discrimination to dismiss for a “tendency to steal”?

A person has a disability under the Equality Act if they have a physical orView Article

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tendency to steal
harassment

Is office banter harassment?

Harassment under the Equality Act 2010 is unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristicView Article

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Sexual harassment in the workplace – Employment law update on 22 January 2019

WITH MASTERCLASS ON AVOIDING AND DEALING WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE THE BARN ATView Article

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Sexual harassment
disciplinary

Is it unfair to withhold evidence from a disciplinary panel?

Where an employee is dismissed for misconduct, in the event of a claim of unfairView Article

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Can an individual be personally liable for a whistleblowing dismissal?

An employee has the right not to be subjected to a detriment for making aView Article

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Whistleblowing
vicarious

Is an employer liable for the actions of an employee at an after-work party?

Employers can be liable for the wrongdoing committed by an employee where there is sufficientView Article

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Should employers be required to report ethnicity pay data?

The Government has published consultation on requiring employers to publish their ethnicity pay figures. OneView Article

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ethnicity pay
philosophical belief

What is a philosophical belief?

The Equality Act prohibits discrimination because of religion or belief.  “Belief” means any religious orView Article

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Can an employer have knowledge of a disability if the employee does not disclose it?

A person suffers from a disability if they have a physical or mental impairment thatView Article

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disability
TUPE

Is removal of a contractual travel allowance following a TUPE transfer void?

Prior to January 2014, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) providedView Article

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Should smaller employers publish gender pay gap figures?

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has published a report on gender payView Article

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gender pay gap

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