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Lawyer with IBS Faces Recruitment Termination; ET Awards £23,000

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ET Asks Royal Mail to Compensate an Employee if They Have a “Shred of Decency”

After being subject to a bullying campaign and suffering through stress and anxiety, ET has recommended that Royal Mail compensate employees with over £100,00....

Vodafone Employee Compensated After Being Asked Inappropriate Sex Questions

In a recent case, Ms C v Thistle Communications Ltd, an employee was compensated with over £30,000. The Employment Tribunal found that the employee...

Big Win for Mum with No Legal Training – ET awards £60K

Donna Patterson, a mum of two, has been awarded £60K after representing herself in the Employment Tribunal. She has no legal training but was...

Boss Who Wanted “Slim” Workers Slapped with Harassment Suit After Calling Office Assistant “Fatty”

In a recent case in front of an Employment Tribunal, an employee slapped a harassment and victimisation lawsuit on her employer. She claimed her...

Tax Expert Receives £100,000 Payout After She was Sacked Over Gender Critical Tweets

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EAT Overturns ETs Decision Regarding Teacher’s Dismissal Over LGBTQIA+ Beliefs

In a case that dates back to September 2020, a teaching assistant was sacked after she posted homophobic and prejudiced views about the LGBTQIA+...

ET Goes Against Military Court, Rules in Favour of RAF Corporal

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Gap Between Working Parents Needs and Employer Support Continues to Grow

The support working parents need is vastly different to what they are getting. That’s according to Bright Horizons’ annual Modern Families Index survey, which...

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Senior Teacher at Wetherby Prep School Unfairly Dismissed After He ‘Fell Asleep’ During Classes

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