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discrimination

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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What is the role of an investigator in a disciplinary process?

In misconduct cases, the investigation stage of the disciplinary procedure is key.  The purpose ofView Article

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investigation report
Employment Tribunal judgment

Will an Employment Tribunal judgment always be published online?

A public register is held of all judgments and written reasons issued by Employment Tribunals. View Article

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Employment Tribunal claims increase.

The Ministry of Justice has published Employment Tribunal statistics for the period April to JuneView Article

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Employment Tribunal
vegetarianism

Is vegetarianism protected by the Equality Act?

A case has hit the headlines this week about whether vegetarianism is a protected characteristicView Article

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Labour plans biggest ever extension of workers’ rights

The Labour Party has announced plans to strengthen individual and collective workers’ rights, if elected.View Article

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workers' rights
subject access

How should employers calculate the timescale for responding to a data subject access request?

An employee has the right to make a data subject access request (DSAR) to obtainView Article

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Are you preparing for changes in April 2020?

The Good Work Plan was published in December 2018 and sets out the Government’s proposalsView Article

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Good Work Plan
redundancy protection

Extended redundancy protection for women and new parents

Before making a woman on maternity leave redundant, an employer must offer her a suitableView Article

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Are agency workers entitled to the same number of hours as employees?

Agency workers are entitled, after 12 weeks service, to the same basic working and employmentView Article

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Agency workers
covertly record

Is it misconduct for an employee to covertly record a meeting?

Compensation for a successful claim of unfair dismissal can be reduced by an Employment TribunalView Article

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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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harassment

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