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Indirect Discrimination – has anything changed after Essop & Naeem?

David Gray-Jones Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Supreme Court recently handed down its decision in Essop and Naeem. Both cases concern indirect discrimination. Time for a look at whether this brings any practical consequences for employers (or for employees who feel they have been disadvantaged at work).

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What will Brexit and the Great Repeal Bill mean for Employment Law?

David Gray-Jones Wednesday, May 3, 2017

We look at the impact that Brexit and the Great Repeal Bill may have on UK employment law and workers' rights, and consider some practical steps for employers to take in the next few months.

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Dress codes in the workplace – what’s the position?

Neill Thomas Friday, April 7, 2017

Following the recent high profile exposure of dress codes requiring women to comply with more onerous requirements than men, and the decisions of the ECJ in relation to the wearing of headscarves, we bring you an up to date look at the issue of dress codes in the workplace.

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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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The perks of old age?

Meredith Hurst Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Can the removal of perks amount to indirect age discrimination? If so, can it be justified? Solicitor Julie Goodway has the answers. According to the recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the two claims against HCL Insurance BPO Services Limited, the answer to both questions is 'yes'. Background Many of the staff at HCL had been transferred to it under TUPE from various companies.  As a result, the staff had different terms and conditions.  These differences...

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