Summer is here, with it comes the dangers of working outside in the heat. According to NIOSH working in heat can bring on heat stress injuries and heat stroke, the most serious heat-related disorder.
We all know that the weather affects the construction industry, which was evident with the adverse weather back in February and March putting a hold onto many construction jobs due to the poor weather leading to unsafe working conditions.
The Government Equalities Office has issued new guidance on dress codes and sex discrimination. The guidance follows a high profile case in 2016 when a receptionist was sent home for wearing flat shoes.
Did you know that a belief in climate change can be a ‘philosophical’ belief under the Equality Act? ACAS has issued some helpful new guidance on how to reduce religion and belief discrimination in the workplace.
An employer will not be liable for disability discrimination unless it knew about the employee’s disability (or should have known about it).
The World Cup kicks off this week, How do you score well in the office as well as on the pitch?
The catchily named Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2018 requires businesses to provide all ‘workers’ with an itemised payslip.
On the face of it, asking a Muslim employee if they promote Islamic State (IS) might seem discriminatory, but a recent case showed that the courts will look at the background to the comments and the reasons they were made before making a decision.
There are strict time limits for lodging tribunal claims, but a tribunal can extend time in certain limited circumstances.
How easy is it for an employer to impose a pay freeze? In Abrahall v Nottingham City Council, the Court of Appeal decided that a group of employees had not ‘agreed’ to a pay freeze when they continued to work without protest afterwards.