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?
The recent Grenfell Tower disaster has put the construction industry under the microscope and concerns about asbestos are currently hitting the news.
The #MeToo campaign has put sexual harassment into the spotlight. The original news stories involved high profile public figures.
If an employee is treated unfavourably because of something arising out of their disability, the employer must objectively justify it.