Can a tribunal make an employee choose their ‘best ten’ allegations in a discrimination claim? Not usually, said the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Tarn v Hughes. Dr Tarn was a GP. She brought claims for sex and pregnancy discrimination. She had agreed a list of issues with the employer, which contained 21 acts of alleged…
ACAS has published new guidance dealing with giving references. Although there is usually no legal requirement to provide a reference, employers must deal with reference requests consistently.
Mr Tabberer and his colleagues were electricians. They were originally employed by Birmingham City Council. Their employment transferred several times by way of TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006) over the years.
Is every medical condition a disability? And if an employee mentions a medical condition, does that mean the employer knew that the employee was disabled?
This time last week I was privileged to be offered the opportunity to talk at UK Construction Week on the topic of mental health. And in particular what construction companies need to do to address the frightening number of suicides in the industry.
When is notice not notice? When it is ambiguous, said the Employment Appeal Tribunal in East Kent Hospitals v Levy.
One size doesn’t fit all – each business’ risk will differ and therefore so should your risk assessment.
The HSE is blitzing construction sites throughout October, looking at dust and how you deal with it.
The Women and Equalities Committee has produced a report on older people in the workplace and their access to the job market.
What is asbestos? How dangerous is asbestos? How do you identify asbestos? What should I do if I come across asbestos in my workplace?