All items: Sex discrimination

  • Practical steps to avoid sexual harassment in the workplace

    5 September 2016

    A recent survey by the Trade Union Congress shows that sexual harassment in the workplace is widespread despite legislation outlawing it. Does your business have adequate safeguards in place to protect employees?

  • Flexible working: balancing an individual's request against the impact on the rest of the workforce

    16 August 2016

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers a recent indirect sex discrimination case that highlights the problems that an employer can face when it has to balance the working-pattern requests of individual employees against the needs of the workforce as a whole, and its need to provide an effective service.

  • Sexual harassment at work: 10 myths busted

    15 August 2016

    A TUC report on sexual harassment in the workplace has found that 52% of women have experienced some form of sexual harassment at work. Stephen Simpson sets the record straight on 10 myths about workplace sexual harassment.

  • EU referendum: 12 European cases that have shaped UK employment law

    31 March 2016

    The "Brexit" referendum on whether or not the UK should withdraw from the European Union takes place on 23 June 2016. Stephen Simpson rounds up 12 key European cases that have had a major impact on UK employment law.

  • Victimisation - crossing the line of reasonableness

    11 July 2007

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers an important House of Lords decision on victimisation, in which it was held that the employer went further than was reasonable in seeking to protect its interests.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to sex discrimination.