Consultant editor Darren Newman examines the recent Court of Appeal decision that puts paid - for now at least - to the argument that employers that offer enhanced maternity pay must offer the equivalent for employees on shared parental leave.
Only a fifth of NHS staff say their employer has implemented a sexual harassment policy, indicating that workers believe it is failing to take a tough line on lewd behaviour.
Following high-profile allegations of sexual harassment by staff, employees are now more empowered to speak up about inappropriate behaviour than ever before. But how they raise their complaint also dictates how an organisation should handle it. Catherine McGrath explains.
In Kelly v Royal Mail Group Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a long-serving employee's dismissal for frequent absences in accordance with the employer's attendance policy was harsh but fair.
Updated to include recent research on the general principles of effective practice, and further examples of current practice in relation to religion and belief including raising awareness, recruitment and selection, and dress codes.
Updated to include information on Aston v The Martlet Group Ltd, in which the EAT considered the test for establishing post-employment victimisation.
Updated to reflect that the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal in Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and others.
A table listing the main Christian religious and cultural festivals and anniversaries in 2021.
A table listing the main Hindu religious and cultural festivals and anniversaries in 2021.
A table listing the main Jewish religious and cultural festivals and anniversaries in 2021.
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