Employment

Pregnancy discrimination: employee awarded £19k in tribunal claim win

An Employment Tribunal has once again shown employers the serious consequences of pregnancy discrimination by awarding an employee...

Discrimination claims: when the 3-month tribunal time limit doesn't apply

A recent tribunal decision has shown that the usual 3-month time limit for staff to bring discrimination claims against their employer...

Worker denied paid holiday entitled to claim for all missed holiday payments, says Court of Appeal

In another important ruling for the gig economy, the Court of Appeal has ruled that a worker who was wrongly classed as self-employed...

Living with covid – what does it mean for employers?

Across the UK, self-isolation requirements, contact tracing and free testing have either already disappeared or will do so over the...

COVID-19 round-up: Sick-pay changes and new tribunal rulings

Here's a round-up of several employment-related changes made in response to the Omicron variant, as well as a summary of 2 recent covid-related...

Are you paying the Minimum Wage? Tribunal contradicts HMRC on what's relevant to the calculation

In a recent case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has gone against HMRC guidance on which employee expenses are relevant when...

What documents does your business need? - Recruiting staff & Hiring staff

The next part in our series of what documents your business may need, our next installment covers Recruiting staff & Hiring staff....

What documents does your business need? - Buying & selling & Sharing the load.

The next part in our series of what documents your business may need, our next installment covers buying & selling products & services...

Tribunal appeal decision shows tricky balancing act

Tribunal appeal decision shows tricky balancing act for employers when faced with gender-critical beliefs...

Can I sack someone for COVID-related work refusal?

There have been two more Employment Tribunal decisions in cases where staff have been sacked for refusing to attend work over coronavirus-related...

Can I require staff to be vaccinated?

COVID-19: Vaccination and the workplace...

Gender-fluid and non-binary staff protected by Equality Act, tribunal rules

An Employment Tribunal decision has confirmed that gender-fluid and non-binary workers are protected by anti-discrimination laws, in...