Recruitment: Avoiding discrimination claims

Most employers will be familiar with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) which make discrimination and harassment unlawful in relation to nine "protected characteristics". However, they may not always be aware that this prohibition also applies at the recruitment stage.

2022-06-08T11:19:18+01:008 June 2022|Insights|

Be honest about the reason for dismissal

Another Court of Appeal case has underlined the dangers of giving one reason for dismissing an employee and then later giving the true reason when defending a claim. In the case of Otshudi v Base Childrenswear the employee had worked for the company for only 3 months when she was dismissed for redundancy.

2019-12-20T11:51:25+00:0019 December 2019|News|
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