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A Tribunal has ruled that a fear of catching COVID-19 is not a protected belief under the Equality Act following a UK worker’s claim that she had been discriminated against by her employer after she refused to attend work on health and safety grounds during the pandemic.

Employee’s fear of catching Covid-19 was not a philosophical belief

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Dec

2021

Employee’s fear of catching Covid-19 was not a philosophical belief

A Tribunal has ruled that a fear of catching COVID-19 is not a protected belief under the Equality Act following a UK worker’s claim that she had been discriminated against by her employer after she refused to attend work on health and safety grounds during the pandemic.

The Home Office has announced an upcoming change in the way right to work checks are to be conducted for Biometric Residence Card (BRC), Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) and Frontier Worker Permit (FWP) holders. 

Upcoming changes to Right to Work checks

22

Dec

2021

Upcoming changes to Right to Work checks

The Home Office has announced an upcoming change in the way right to work checks are to be conducted for Biometric Residence Card (BRC), Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) and Frontier Worker Permit (FWP) holders. 

Monica Atwal, Managing Partner at Clarkslegal publishes in Governance and Compliance Magazine on the UK's Gender Pay Gap - the reporting system is falling short, but what can employers do? 

Gender Pay Gap - Monica Atwal in Governance and Compliance

22

Dec

2021

Gender Pay Gap - Monica Atwal in Governance and Compliance

Monica Atwal, Managing Partner at Clarkslegal publishes in Governance and Compliance Magazine on the UK's Gender Pay Gap - the reporting system is falling short, but what can employers do? 

Approximately 208 employers have been named and shamed by the Government in December 2021 for failing to pay their employees the minimum wage. 

Named and shamed: Complying with the National Minimum Wage

15

Dec

2021

Named and shamed: Complying with the National Minimum Wage

Approximately 208 employers have been named and shamed by the Government in December 2021 for failing to pay their employees the minimum wage. 

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