Our Top Employment Law Articles From April 2024

To catch up on our top employment law articles from April 2024, we've curated...

UK Data Breach on the Rise: How Can Employers Protect Themselves?

A recent analysis by law firm Nockolds has shown that the possibility of a...

School Attendance Drops by a Fifth on Fridays as WFH Parents Blamed

The Education Secretary, Gillian Keegan, is blaming parents working from home for the sudden...

Over 430K Working Mums Legally Gagged to Cover Harassment at Work

On 14 May 2024, Pregnant Then Screwed (PTS) and Can’t Buy My Silence (CBMS)...

After The Great Resignation Comes “The Big Stay”: How to Retain Employees in 2024

As the value of job stability grows, employees are increasingly choosing to remain in...

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Rishi Sunak Vows to End “Sick Note Culture” To Prevent People From Using Benefits as a Lifestyle Choice

Rishi Sunak has pledged to transform the disability benefits system by putting to an end the “sick note culture”. In a bid to realise...

Israel-Hamas Conflict: Can HR Help Staff Affected?

Many people have been affected directly or indirectly following...

First Menopause Discrimination Case in the UK: What Should Employers Keep in Mind?

With October representing World Menopause Month, we discuss how...

UK’s Older Generation at Risk of Losing Jobs to AI

Losing jobs to AI has been a subject of...

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

In a recent judgement, the Employment Tribunal ordered a law firm to pay about £23,000 as compensation. In this about £6000 was for pecuniary...

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

In a surprising turn of events, Maya Forstater, researcher and tax expert, received over £100,000 from an Employment Tribunal after her case was reheard...

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

In a recent case, an RAF airwoman was sexually harassed by a colleague, following which, she left the air force. Despite the military court...

Rishi Sunak Vows to End “Sick Note Culture” To Prevent People From Using Benefits as a Lifestyle Choice

Rishi Sunak has pledged to transform the disability benefits system by putting to an end the “sick note culture”. In a bid to realise...

Could Fitness-Related Office Perks Improve Employee Productivity?

Enhancing employee productivity often comes from workplace benefits that effectively support employees in their daily lives. One emerging trend that's gaining considerable attention is...

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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