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Considering questions of settlement- Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley & Ors

Meredith Hurst Friday, September 15, 2017

The Asda equal pay litigation is huge – possibly the largest ‘class action’ against a private employer in the UK involving claims by some 9,500 members of staff, but the suggestion that it should now effectively hold up its hands and withdraw from the litigation raises some interesting issues for any employer facing employment tribunal litigation and considering questions of settlement.

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Hidden Disabilities – a Practical Seminar on 21 September 2017

Neill Thomas Sunday, August 27, 2017

Join our discrimination law experts Jenna Ide and Meredith Hurst along with Peter Oldham of Counsel as we explore Hidden Disabilities - dyselxia, dyspraxia, Autism, ADHD and offer practical advice on managing hidden disabilities in the workplace

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Rethinking the burden of proof in Direct Discrimination claims

Friday, August 25, 2017

The EAT has cast doubt on the validity of the "shifting burden of proof" in direct discrimination claims.

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Settlement Agreements - 10 things you need to know

Friday, August 11, 2017

Settlement Agreements can offer advantages to employers and employees. Our employment law experts have put together a list of 10 things you need to know.

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“In the public interest” – the latest on whistleblowing

David Gray-Jones Saturday, July 29, 2017

The Court of Appeal has delivered its judgement in Chestertons v Nurmohamed, providing useful guidance on the meaning of 'in the public interest' in whistleblowing cases

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