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Management of disability related absence

David Gray-Jones Tuesday, May 24, 2016

In the case of Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Court of Appeal looked at the question of whether it is a reasonable adjustment to discount disability related absence in an absence management procedure.  Previous case law had suggested that it might not be necessary to discount such absence.   In this case the Court of Appeal found that the employer's requirement for consistent attendance at work could be seen as a provision criteria or practice (known as a...

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Age discrimination - long serving teacher

Neill Thomas Thursday, May 12, 2016

Long serving teacher constructively dismissed but not discriminated against on the grounds of age

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Gender Pay Gap Persists

Meredith Hurst Thursday, November 19, 2015

A recent study by the World Economic Forum suggests that there is still a big pay gap between men and women and this is likely to persist for over a hundred years.

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General Election 2015 - The Implications

Meredith Hurst Monday, May 18, 2015

After a surprise Conservative victory in the recent General Election, we outline the likely policy changes on the horizon and what this means for employment law.

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Are the obese protected from disability discrimination?

Meredith Hurst Thursday, February 5, 2015

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that obesity is not a disability.

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