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The Rise of Indirect Sex Discrimination Claims


Flexible working requests The post-pandemic workplace is of course very different, and we are all still learning to handle the ‘new normal’. One of the key developments has been the significant increase in flexible, hybrid and homeworking. These changes are very likely to lead to a corresponding increase in indirect sex discrimination claims from women [...]

The Rise of Indirect Sex Discrimination Claims2022-07-07T15:44:44+01:00

Voluntary Redundancy Is Still A Dismissal


Employers Beware - Voluntary Redundancy Is Still A Dismissal The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently held that a dismissal still arises when an employee volunteers for redundancy and therefore may form part of an unfair dismissal claim. Case Facts The facts of this EAT case of White v HC-One Oval Ltd. [2022] EAT 56 [...]

Voluntary Redundancy Is Still A Dismissal2022-06-23T10:45:54+01:00

Ethical Veganism


Now a Philosophical Belief Protected by Discrimination Laws An employment tribunal has held that an employee who believed in ethical veganism should be protected against discrimination by ruling that his belief amounted to a philosophical belief protected under the Equality Act 2010. For a philosophical belief to be a “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act [...]

Ethical Veganism2020-01-14T11:18:06+00:00
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