2018

Refusing to work in protest

[12-February-18 11:32:02]
An employee who refused to do work after suffering a discriminatory demotion has lost his court case. Mr Rochford was Senior Vice President of a...

Bulletin – January 2018

[8-January-18 15:09:35]
BULLETIN – JANUARY 2018   Introduction  Worker status and rights are rarely out of the press at the moment. The recent EU holiday pay case...

2017

Bulletin – Maternity leave

[18-December-17 12:47:47]
Bulletin – Maternity leave In this month’s edition of our employment law bulletin, we focus on maternity leave.  What follows is a brief guide to...

Update November 2017

[20-November-17 14:09:07]
Update November 2017 Introduction With sexual harassment so much in the news, this is a good opportunity for employers to make sure that they are...

OMG! Emoji!

[17-November-17 9:29:04]
OMG! Emoji!  You know those buttons at places like airports and service stations that customers can press to show that they feel happy, unhappy, or...

Supermarket takes stock of equal pay decision

[15-November-17 8:50:44]
Supermarket takes stock of equal pay decision Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and others Thousands of Asda employees will have waited with bated breath for...

Location, location, location

[10-November-17 10:29:49]
Location, location, location Aziz v The Freemantle Trust Ms Aziz was a care worker who had relocated to the Trust’s Dell Field Court site. Issues...

More protection for pregnant workers?

[8-November-17 10:52:43]
  More protection for pregnant workers? Guisado v Bankia SA Pregnant workers in the UK are protected by the Equality Act. The legislation makes pregnancy...

Race discrimination

[6-November-17 17:01:22]
Race discrimination Kansal v Tullett Prebon Plc   Mr Kansal was northern Indian, Punjabi in origin and a UK national. He brought nine specific complaints...

Transfers of undertakings overseas

[31-October-17 17:53:44]
Transfers of undertakings overseas Xerox Business Services Philippines Inc Ltd v Zeb The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations, known as TUPE, maintain an...