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gender critical

Discrimination for expression of ‘gender critical’ beliefs

Direct discrimination occurs where a person is treated less favourably than others are treated, orView Article

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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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Top five cases
Deemed disability

What is a deemed disability?

The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination in employment in respect of nine protected characteristics, including disability.  AView 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
protect pay

Are you required to protect pay when making reasonable adjustments?

The Equality Act 2010 imposes a duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments to helpView Article

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Menopause in the workplace – is further legislation required to protect employees?

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into workplace practices around the menopause.View Article

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Menopause
Gender critical

“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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Is holding a “gender critical” belief protected under the Equality Act 2010?

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has intervened in a case recently heard byView Article

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gender critical
Access to Work

Access to Work scheme – updated guidance

The Government has updated the guidance for employers on the Access to Work scheme withView Article

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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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vegetarianism