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Right to manifest religious belief

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 4 2013

The key issue for the European Court of Human Rights in Eweida and Others v UK was whether a fair balance had been struck between an individual's

Retirement discussions were not age discriminatory

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2013

Following the abolition of the default retirement age in 2011, a dismissal based on an employee's age amounts to age discrimination, unless it can be

Collective consultation and 'establishments'

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2013

The duty to consult collectively applies where it is proposed to make 20 or more redundancies at one establishment, but there is no statutory

Post-employment victimisation claims

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 6 2012

A claim for victimisation can be brought where an employee has been subjected to a detriment as a result of bringing a discrimination complaint

Sickness and annual leave

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2012

The Court of Appeal has upheld the EAT’s decision in NHS Leeds v Larner that a worker who was absent due to sickness for a whole leave year was entitled to payment for that year’s unused statutory holiday entitlement when her employment terminated

Meaning of ‘organised grouping of employees' under TUPE

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 26 2012

In Seawell Ltd v Ceva Freight (UK) Ltd, the Scottish EAT again considered the meaning of ‘an organised grouping of employees’ in the context of service provision changes under TUPE, and followed the approach set out in Argyll Coastal Services Ltd v Stirling

Supreme Court looks at indirect age discrimination

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2012

Mr Homer retired from the police at age 51, and began work for the Police National Legal Database (PNLD) as a legal adviser

Dismissal because of close relationship was not marriage discrimination

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 31 2012

The EAT decision in Dunn v Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management held that marriage discrimination legislation protects a woman against being treated less favourably because she is married to a particular man

Advocate-General advises on trigger point for collective redundancy consultation

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 31 2012

Knowing when to start collective redundancy consultation is a difficult issue for many employers

Refusing early retirement on the grounds of cost was not age discrimination

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 25 2012

In HM Land Registry v Benson and Others, the EAT held that refusing to give early retirement to employees aged between 50 and 54, on the grounds of cost, was not indirect age discrimination