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Jan
11
2019

‘What counts as sexual harassment? New BBC Three documentary asks young adults’ – Monica Atwal comments for i News

Lawyers say they understand the widespread disagreement over sexual harassment because the boundaries of appropriate behaviour have shifted..

Jan
04
2019

Advantageous treatment not the same as unfavourable treatment

At the end of 2018 the Supreme Court considered whether advantageous treatment, that had the potential to be even more advantageous, would constitute ‘unfavourable’ treatment within the meaning of the..

Dec
20
2018

New Code of Practice on tackling sexual harassment at work

Today, the Government has announced that it will introduce a new statutory code of practice which places greater responsibility on employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace and to..

Dec
07
2018

Request to change age legally rejected by Dutch court

A Dutchman who recently asked a court in the Netherlands to lower his age by 20 years has lost his case. The court found that there was no case law..

Dec
07
2018

Should veganism be recognised as ‘philosophical belief’?

In March 2019, members of an Employment Tribunal will have to decide whether ‘veganism’ will receive the same protection against discrimination as Christianity, Islam and Judaism. ..

Nov
30
2018

Disability discrimination – Claimant’s ‘tendency to steal’ did not attract protection despite his underlying medical conditions

Under the Equality Act (Disability) Regulations 2010 (the “Regulations”), a number of conditions are said not to be impairments. This means that they are not disabilities and do not therefore..

Nov
16
2018

'Diversity: it's fundamental to business success' - Monica Atwal writes for CBI Business Voice

Embracing diversity enhances business resilience – and the UK can lead the way, says Clarkslegal’s Monica Atwal..

Nov
01
2018

“Fat Ginger Pikey” insult did not amount to harassment

The EAT has handed down its decision in Evans v Xactly finding that, calling an employee a “fat ginger pikey” did not amount to harassment on the facts of the..

Oct
11
2018

Christian Bakers win ‘Gay cake‘ case in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has handed down its decision in the ‘gay cake’ case today, finding that a Christian Bakery had not acted unlawfully in refusing to provide a cake endorsing..

Oct
04
2018

CIPD and Mind launch guidance for managers to support mental health at work.

Last week saw the launch of a new guide aimed at assisting and supporting those who battle mental health issues in the workplace. The guide has been compiled by the..



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