Working in heat

This week the Met office warned that we were likely to face temperatures of over 37⁰C.  In light of this, the Environmental Audit Select Committee published a report in July 2018 with a stark warning that in the next 30 years, heat-related deaths could treble unless action is taken.

Age discrimination

Age discrimination

Indirect age discrimination is where a policy that is applied to all employees negatively affects people in a certain age group. An indirectly discriminatory policy can be justified if it is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim

Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing

A protected disclosure is when a worker discloses information which they reasonably believe shows some sort of wrongdoing, such as a crime or breach of a legal obligation. The disclosure must be in the public interest, not for personal gain.