Managing World Cup Fever
By Caroline Cockbain, Associate Director.   Football fever is about to hit the nation with the World Cup running from 14 June until 15 July. While...
Caroline Cockbain
12th Jun 2018
Increases to Discrimination Awards Announced
By Caroline Cockbain, Associate Director. When deciding how much compensation to award to a successful claimant in discrimination cases, it is worth remembering...
Caroline Cockbain
10th Apr 2018
Risk Assessments for Breastfeeding Mothers
A recent case heard by the European Court of Justice looked at whether it was sex discrimination for an employer to fail to conduct a risk assessment for...
Caroline Cockbain
9th Nov 2017
Discrimination awards at the employment tribunal - new bandings announced
Although equality legislation provides that an award of damages in discrimination claims may include compensation for 'injured feelings', it does not provide...
Amanda Deeley
7th Sep 2017
Headscarves Ban and Religious Discrimination
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) yesterday issued its decision in the case of Achtiba v G4S Secure Solutions, which looked at a ban on wearing headscarves...
Gillian Cumming
21st Mar 2017
Employment Law in November 2012
Employer breached contract by demoting employee for Facebook comments and Employer breached contract by demoting employee for Facebook comments…
David Reid
23rd Nov 2012
EAT decides that flawed disciplinary process was not disability discrimination
Few weeks ago The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has allowed an appeal against an Employment Tribunal’s finding that an employer’s failure to conduct...
David Reid
23rd Nov 2012
Bus driver dismissed because of his British National Party membership
Bus driver dismissed because of his British National Party (BNP) membership wins case in European Court of Human Rights.
David Reid
9th Nov 2012
EAT latest ruling in regards to disability discrimination
In this case, an employee claimed disability discrimination arising out of anxiety and depression. However, the employee refused to co-operate with the employer...
David Reid
13th Sep 2012
Employment Law Hot Topics in September 2012
Dismissals from harmonisation of T&Cs as a result of TUPE, HMRC taxes employee's damages for breach of contract - Employment Law News in September
David Reid
13th Sep 2012
Assumption that an employee complaint was alleging race discrimination was discriminatory
Employer’s assumption that a complaint raised by a black employee was alleging race discrimination was held in itself to be discriminatory…
David Reid
17th Aug 2012
Latest in Employment News in August 2012
New ACAS Giudelines, New EAT descisions and Dismissals based on unverified allegations found fair - Employment Law News August.
David Reid
16th Aug 2012
Changes to Employment Law in August 2012
News and updates to employment law including unfiar dismissal, sick leave and discrimination claims…
David McRae
2nd Aug 2012
Justifying Discrimination on the Grounds of Cost - Expert Comments
It is a well known principle of law that discrimination cannot be justified on the basis of cost alone. Intuitively, this makes sense, as otherwise it would...
David Reid
27th Mar 2012
Age Discrimination Claims Rise Dramatically
The annual statistics for the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal tribunal for April 2010 to March 2011 have recently been published.
David Reid
6th Sep 2011
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