Tag Archive: equality

neonatal

A new right to neonatal care leave and pay?

The Government has announced that it is backing a Private Members Bill that will allowView Article

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Does a failure to make reasonable adjustments in a dismissal process mean that the dismissal is unfair?

To successfully defend an unfair dismissal claim, an employer will need to show that thereView Article

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Reasonable adjustment
long COVID

Is long COVID a disability?

According to official statistics published on 6 May 2022, an estimated 1.8 million people livingView Article

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Hot desking – a warning for employers

The pandemic has led to many employers introducing changes to the way in which employeesView Article

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Hot desking
Top five cases

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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Is a compulsory retirement age justified?

An employer operating a compulsory retirement age may be at risk of facing claims ofView Article

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retirement age
sexual harassment

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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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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equality
gender pay gap

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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Can a failure to offer a disabled employee part-time work be justified?

Discrimination arising from disability happens where an employer treats an employee unfavourably because of somethingView Article

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disability discrimination