Preparing for Family Friendly Workplaces

Preparing for Family Friendly Workplaces

Preparing for Family Friendly Workplaces Several long-awaited pieces of legislation aimed at creating a more family friendly workplace received Royal Assent last week and once in force, these will extend the current period of redundancy protection for parents, allow...
Government announces intention for employment law reform

Government announces intention for employment law reform

Government announces intention for employment law reform Last week, the government released its policy paper on ‘Smarter Regulation to Grow the Economy’ where it said how it plans to reform some employment laws post-Brexit. The updates from an employment perspective...
Dress codes and the risk of discrimination

Dress codes and the risk of discrimination

Dress codes and the risk of discrimination Many leisure and hospitality businesses maintain dress codes, uniform policies and grooming policies for their employees. These policies can be PR successes or nightmares depending on what is included in them. For example,...
Lineker, the BBC and do you have a social media policy?

Lineker, the BBC and do you have a social media policy?

Lineker, the BBC and do you have a social media policy? In the wake of a weekend where Gary Lineker has gone from a household football name to a person subject to widespread controversy surrounding freedom of speech and the imposition of workplace policies, the...
Is using the F-Bomb at work still offensive?

Is using the F-Bomb at work still offensive?

Is using the F-Bomb at work still offensive? Using the F-Word at Work is Now Commonplace. Ms Hasmita Dadhania was employed by SAP (UK) Limited (SAP) as a Service Account Manager. On 20 April 2020, Dadhania attended a meeting with her supervisor Mr Pell. Dadhania...
Case update: detriment in victimisation claims

Case update: detriment in victimisation claims

Case update: detriment in victimisation claims The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has issued helpful guidance on what constitutes a detriment for the purposes of a victimisation claim in the recent case of Warburton v Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police....
Knowledge of Disability in Disability Discrimination Claims

Knowledge of Disability in Disability Discrimination Claims

Knowledge of Disability in Disability Discrimination Claims Business Employment Law Individual Employment Law The recent case of David Seccombe v Reed in Partnership Ltd in the Employment Appeal Tribunal decided that a Tribunal was right to conclude that the Claimant...