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October 22, 2021

Disability Discrimination – ‘Long Term’ Impairment?

Disability Discrimination – ‘Long Term’ Impairment? Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Katie Shanahan In recent case law, it has been found that an employment tribunal cannot consider events after the date of the occurrence of a discriminatory act when deciding whether an impairment is “long term”, for the purposes of assessing whether an individual is “disabled”. The...
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Tip Your Waiter, Not Their Employer

Tip Your Waiter, Not Their Employer – Upcoming Legislation on Discretionary Payments for Service Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Adam McGlynn I am yet to receive a tip from someone reading one of my articles but I’m sure it is only a matter of time, right? While, for now, I’ll have to take satisfaction from LinkedIn likes,...
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Religious Belief vs Sexual Orientation

Religious Belief Vs Sexual Orientation – Which Protected Characteristic Wins The Battle? Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Yannick Ramsamy The Court of Appeal’s judgment in Cornerstone (North East) Adoption and Fostering Services Ltd v Office for Standards in Education, Children and Skills (Ofsted) [2021] EWCA Civ 1390 will prove key in understanding the approach which will be...
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Right to Flexible Working – A Day One Right?

Right to Flexible Working – A Day One Right? Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Katie Shanahan The government has begun consulting on its plans to reform flexible working regulations (The Flexible Working Regulations 2014). The current right of employees to request flexible working arises after 26 weeks’ service, however, the proposed changes would mean that this...
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