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Jul
02
2020

A Reflection on Pride Month: A quarter of LGBT staff believed to be hiding their sexual orientation or gender identity

Last month, consultancy firm Accenture published its Visible growth; visible fears report which surveyed roughly 30,000 employees and 1,700 senior managers around the globe...

Jun
10
2020

Dismissal based on Marriage Breakdown could be Marriage Discrimination

In the recent case of Gould v St John’s Downshire Hill, the EAT had to decide if the dismissal of a church minister relating to his.....

Apr
30
2020

Furlough parental pay calculated on usual earnings

Furloughed employees due to take a period of paid family leave (such as maternity, adoption, etc) will be entitled to pay for this leave based on their usual earnings, not..

Apr
23
2020

Claimant secures £28k in race harassment claim

In Sheun v Northern General Hospital, the Claimant’s colleague had mimicked a “stereotypical” ..

Apr
16
2020

Sexual Orientation Discrimination – Engineer awarded £175,000 at Tribunal

In Allen v Paradigm Precision Burnley Ltd and Carl Wheeler 2020, the claimant made enquiries about taking adoption leave as he and his husband wanted to start a family.....

Mar
26
2020

Gender Pay Gap Reporting Delayed

This week the government took the decision to suspend any mandatory gender pay gap reporting this year.....

Mar
12
2020

Time for reflection following pay gap submissions

The deadline for the third set of gender pay gap submissions is fast-approaching, with the public sector organisations due to submit their gender pay gap data by 30 March 2020,..

Mar
04
2020

Capping exit pay-out for disabled police officers to prevent ‘windfall’ was discrimination

In Chief Constable of Gwent Police v Parsons and Roberts, the claimants were two police officers who were disabled under the Equality Act. ..

Feb
26
2020

The Vegan Society issues guidance for employers

Following last month’s landmark ruling that ethical veganism is a philosophical belief protected under the Equality Act 2010, The Vegan Society has issued guidance for employers to help them “accommodate..

Feb
18
2020

Supreme Court refuses leave to appeal: Failure to pay enhanced shared parental leave to match maternity is not discriminatory

Back in May last year we blogged on the Court of Appeal’s decision that a failure to pay enhanced shared parental pay to match maternity pay was not sex discrimination...



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