Which employment cases will have the biggest impact on HR in 2020? We assess the likely impact on employers of upcoming cases on: the national minimum wage, data protection, age discrimination, collective bargaining, and TUPE.
Ethical veganism, democratic socialism, humanism and a refusal to lie to customers are among the eclectic list of beliefs that have come before courts and tribunals as potential "philosophical beliefs" under equality legislation. We round up which non-religious beliefs have been found to be protected under the Equality Act 2010.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has issued new guidance on dealing with sexual harassment at work.
In Ahmed v BBC, an employment tribunal upheld the presenter's equal pay claim because her work on Newswatch was like her comparator's work on Points of View, and the BBC had not shown that the difference in pay was due to a non-discriminatory material factor.
Updated to reflect that Regulations came into force on 13 January 2020, allowing same-sex marriage and mixed-sex civil partnerships in Northern Ireland.
Updated to include information on the forthcoming New model contract clause on post-termination restrictions.
Catriona Aldridge, senior associate at law firm CMS, joins us to discuss the legal and practical issues that employers need to think about in relation to equal pay.
The UK is falling behind in a global index of gender equality according to the World Economic Forum.
How far should employers go in meeting their obligations under the Equality Act 2010 to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers? Drawing on examples from case law, we discuss some key dos and don'ts when making reasonable adjustments.
In Badara v Pulse Healthcare Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer should not have relied solely on negative Home Office checks when it dismissed the employee for failing to provide right to work documentation.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to equality, diversity and human rights.