Tag Archive: equality

TUPE

Does an employer remain liable for harassment of an employee if the perpetrator transfers under TUPE?

Where TUPE (the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006) applies, employees automatically transferView Article

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Interviews and reasonable adjustments

The duty to make reasonable adjustments arises where there is a provision, criterion or practiceView Article

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Reasonable adjustments
Equality Act

Changes to the Equality Act on the horizon

The Government has published draft regulations which will amend the Equality Act 2010.  The purposeView Article

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Preventing sexual harassment – the employer’s new statutory duty

Employers will have a new legal duty to take reasonable steps to prevent sexual harassmentView Article

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sexual harassment
menopause

Menopause in the workplace – guidance for employers

The Government has published a policy paper setting out the Menopause Employment Champion’s plan toView Article

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Third party harassment – where are we now?

Employers can be liable for discriminatory acts (including harassment) carried out by employees in theView Article

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third party harassment
Flexible working requests

Flexible Working Requests – changes to legislation

Currently, employees with 26 weeks’ service can make a statutory flexible working request to changeView Article

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Positive action in the workplace – guidance published

The Equality Act 2010 (the Act) protects employees from unlawful discrimination in the workplace.  TheView Article

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Positive action
pregnancy

Was decision to dismiss motivated by pregnancy?

It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate by treating a woman unfavourably because ofView Article

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Reasonable adjustments for mental health

ACAS has published new guidance to support employers and employees when managing adjustments for mentalView Article

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reasonable adjustments