Dismissal For The Religious Belief Of The Employer

In the case of Gan Menachem Hendon Ltd v De Groen, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) was asked if a nursery employee had suffered religious discrimination due to the fact...


Employment Law Forums – March 2019

Unless and until negotiations on the nature of the relationship between the EU and the UK after Brexit are finalised, the extent to which European employment law will remain in...


The Future For Immigration – What Does The White Paper Mean For Employers?

In December 2018, the Government published its White Paper on Immigration, setting out its plans for the immigration system post-Brexit. The new system will focus on the skills that people...


Can An Employee Be Discriminated Against On Grounds Of Veganism?

On 13 March 2019, the Employment Tribunal is due to determine for the first time whether veganism amounts to a ‘philosophical belief’ and therefore qualifies for protection under the Equality...


Naming & Shaming – Unpaid Employment Tribunal Compensation Awards

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices published in July 2017 recommended (amongst other things) that there be a ‘naming and shaming’ scheme for employers who do not pay Employment...


When Is An Employer Deemed To Have ‘Knowledge’ Of Disability?

Employers are under a duty to make reasonable adjustments for employees who are disabled within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010. However, the duty only arises when the employer...


High Street Crisis & Debt Recovery

The continuing uncertainty around Brexit and what might happen on 29 March 2019 can only add to retailers’ concerns and financial uncertainties. 2018 proved to be the worst year for retail...


Appointing Attorneys In A Lasting Power Of Attorney

With both a property and financial affairs Lasting Power of Attorney and a health and welfare Lasting Power of Attorney, you will need to think carefully about who to appoint...


Disputing Deputyship Applications

When a loved one has lost capacity, but has not executed a Lasting Power of Attorney, nobody has the power to manage that person’s finances or make decisions concerning their...


Paying For Residential Care – Capital Limits Remain The Same For Ninth Consecutive Year

For the ninth year in a row, the capital limits used to decide how much a person pays for residential care have remained the same. The limits in place, outlined...


ACAS Publish New Guidance On Workplace Age Discrimination

ACAS has published new guidance for employers and HR professionals on workplace age discrimination this week. The guidance offers tips on preventing age discrimination in the workplace and best practice...


Planning Ahead – Having A Power Of Attorney In Place

None of us like to think of a time when we won’t be able to deal with things ourselves yet we will all have come across people who can no...