The starting point in any claim of discrimination will always be a ‘protected characteristic’, cited by a Claimant as the reason for negative treatment of some kind.
For fans of Hollywood, you may recognise the term “Attorney-Client Privilege” bandied around in many a legal thriller.
Way back in 2019, the government began consulting on whether the laws on sexual harassment in the workplace were working effectively.
It’s official: the deadline for remote right to work checks to be valid has been extended again, to 5 April 2022.
Although the right to make a request for flexible working has been available to parents of young children since 2003, many sectors have remained resistant to the idea of enabling staff to depart from traditional working patterns.
Colleges and schools can face a huge dilemma when grappling with cases of teachers being suspected of possession of indecent images of children.
Could a failure to furlough make a redundancy unfair? This question has been on our lips for some time but, with a huge backlog in the employment tribunal system, we are seeing long delays before many of the pandemic-related claims are heard.
Changes to requirement to isolate & daily contact testing scheme now open
One of the silver linings of the terrible COVID-19 pandemic has perhaps been the dramatic shift in attitudes to how and where people can work.
As pandemic restrictions across the globe start to ease, business travel is once again on the horizon albeit many companies are less likely to resume former levels of frequent travel.