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  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    The Equality Act 2010 imposes a positive obligation on employers to make reasonable adjustments that will assist disabled individuals. While employers may be familiar with the duty, sometimes it is not straightforward deciding what is "reasonable". We explore some of the key factors as we look at seven situations where adjustments were found to be reasonable.

  • Upcoming webinar: Embracing flexible working - top tips for encouraging line managers

    Type:
    Audio and video

    Join us on 24 September for an hour-long webinar, where Peter Thomson, a speaker, consultant and coach, will explain the benefits of flexible working for the employee, business and line manager, and give you his top tips on how to get your line managers to support a culture of flexibility.

  • Take part in our key recruitment metrics survey

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Take part in the 2019/2020 XpertHR survey on recruitment trends, which will bring you valuable data on a range of key recruitment metrics.

  • Podcast: The right to work in the UK

    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss employers' obligations when it comes to ensuring all employees have the right to work in the UK.

  • Are employees entitled to an extra day's pay in a leap year?

    Type:
    FAQs

    Employees may expect an extra day's pay next year, as 2020 is a leap year. A new FAQ asks whether or not a leap year has an effect on wages.

  • Vegetarianism not philosophical belief under Equality Act 2010, holds tribunal

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Conisbee v Crossley Farms Ltd and others, an employment tribunal held that vegetarianism is not a "philosophical belief" under the Equality Act 2010. However, the tribunal suggested that veganism is more likely to be protected under the Act.

  • Vehicle tracking policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy to inform employees of the reasons for the use of tracking and telematics devices in your organisation's vehicles, the type of data collected and the way in which it is processed.

  • Disability discrimination: Withdrawal of job offer not justified

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Birtenshaw v Oldfield, the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld the tribunal decision that the withdrawal of an employment offer after receipt of the candidate's medical report was discrimination for something arising from disability and was not justified.

  • Take part in our pay award forecasts survey

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR is conducting a pay forecasting survey to gauge private-sector employers' pay intentions over the coming year, and would like to invite you to take part.

  • Constructive dismissal: Suspension breached implied term of trust and confidence

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Upton-Hansen Architects Ltd v Gyftaki, the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld the tribunal decision that the employee's suspension was in breach of the implied term of trust and confidence. The employee was constructively dismissed and, in the absence of a potentially fair reason, the dismissal was unfair.

  • Sex discrimination: Colour-blind police officer's removal from rapid-response driving

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Wisbey v Commissioner of the City of London Police and another, an employment tribunal held that a police force indirectly discriminated against a male police officer who was temporarily removed from rapid-response driving duties because he is colour blind.

  • Podcast: Dismissal for poor attendance

    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss common issues associated with dismissal for long-term poor attendance recently highlighted in the EAT decision of Kelly v Royal Mail Group.

  • Policy on supporting bereaved employees

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy to set out how your organisation supports bereaved staff by providing bereavement leave, keeping in touch with staff while they are off work, and supporting staff on their return to work.

  • How to support a bereaved employee

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on supporting a bereaved employee, including compassionate leave and other options for time off, external support that may be available and preparing for the employee's return to work.

  • Learning and development: XpertHR survey 2019

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research investigates UK employers' learning and development strategy, provision and priorities and their use of coaching.

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