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Is it discrimination to apply a blanket ‘no beards’ policy?

Dress codes can be a legitimate part of an employer’s terms and conditions of employment. View Article

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Hidden reasons for dismissal

Dismissal of an employee will be automatically unfair if the main reason for the dismissalView Article

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whistleblowing
holiday

How much holiday can an employee carry over to the next holiday year?

When an employee is unable or unwilling to take their statutory annual leave during theView Article

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Substance misuse at work – Employment law update on 21 January 2020

WITH WORKSHOP INCLUDING INTERACTIVE CASE STUDIES THE BARN AT BERKELEY – M5 (JUNCTIONS 13/14) AccordingView Article

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substance misuse
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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Should employers have a menopause policy?

ACAS has published guidelines for employers to help manage the impact of the menopause atView Article

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Menopause policy
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

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