• Charity Changing Faces has published guidance to assist employers with handling the issue of facial disfigurement. It advises that employers should not request photographs as part of the application form for most jobs, and gives interviewers tips on how to avoid causing offence and inadvertently discriminating.
  • The TUC in partnership with Epilepsy Action has produced a new guide providing general epilepsy information and advice on reasonable workplace adjustments for people with epilepsy.
  • The Alzheimer’s Society has produced a practical guide for UK employers to help them provide support for employees with dementia or caring for people with dementia.
  • Acas has published guidance on calculating holiday pay, following the EAT’s decision inBear Scotland v Fulton that non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account when calculating statutory holiday pay.
  • The Home Office has issued updated guidance for employers on right to work checks.