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How far is too far when it comes to practical jokes in the workplace?

How far is too far when it comes to practical jokes in the workplace?

How far is too far when it comes to practical jokes in the workplace? In the recent case of Mr D Buchholz v GEZE UK Limited, the Employment Tribunal ruled that a manager had been unfairly dismissed after a cleaning company found arranged lines of sherbet on his desk...
Is Channel 4 the trailblazer for menopause at work policies?

Is Channel 4 the trailblazer for menopause at work policies?

Is Channel 4 the trailblazer for menopause at work policies? The menopause is a topical subject at the moment for employers. You may have noticed a lot of publicity around Channel 4’s recent decision to implement a menopause policy. Channel 4 has been transparent...
Tribunal Awards Record Disability Discrimination Award

Tribunal Awards Record Disability Discrimination Award

Tribunal Awards Record Disability Discrimination Award In the case of Barrow v Kellogg Brown and Root (UK) Ltd, the Employment Tribunal has awarded £2.5million in a record discrimination award, the second largest disability discrimination award ever made by the...
Addison Lee Worker Status

Addison Lee Worker Status

Addison Lee Worker Status In the recent case of Addison Lee Ltd v Lange and others [2021] EWCA Civ 594, Addison Lee sought to distinguish the Uber decision in relation to worker status (a summary of which can be found here. Summary The recent Supreme Court decision in...
Strike out orders in the Employment Tribunal

Strike out orders in the Employment Tribunal

Strike out orders in the Employment Tribunal Employment Tribunals have the power to strike out a claim at any stage if the case has no reasonable prospects of success. In the recent case of Cox v Adecco, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that an Employment...