The Equalities and Human Rights Commission has issued a powerful new report called Turning the tables: ending sexual harassment at work. The report shares evidence from employers and employees of sexual harassment in the workplace and makes recommendations on how to stop it.
Scotland Yard reportedly spent more than £5,000 on disciplinary procedures after a policeman was accused of stealing a tin of biscuits.
A redundancy arises when there is a reduction in the employer’s requirements for employees to carry out work of a particular kind. Sometimes an employee whose role is redundant can be redeployed into another role in the organisation. The occupier of that second role can be fairly dismissed instead – even though their role is not redundant. This process is known as ‘bumping.’
A woman who was paid 33 pence per hour as a domestic worker and was unaware of her right to the national minimum wage has been successful in her claim for constructive unfair dismissal under the Employment Rights Act 1996. Ms Mruke was uneducated and illiterate.
Do you have to reconsider a decision to dismiss an employee if you later find out she is pregnant? Ms Thompson was employed by Really Easy Car Credit, to do online telesales. She had worked there for a short time before discovering she was pregnant.
Due to our continued growth, we are thrilled to announce that Claire Gatley has joined our Family Law team.
This dental negligence infographic aims to debunk some myths and facts surrounding this particular area of law. Dental negligence affects thousands of people throughout the UK each year.