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Prove it! Employee failed to shift burden of proof in race discrimination claim

United Kingdom - February 4 2019 To succeed in a direct discrimination claim, a claimant has to show facts from which a tribunal could conclude on the balance of probabilities that...

Stefan Martin.


New arrival - proposals to extend redundancy protection for parents

United Kingdom - February 4 2019 In 2016 the Women and Equalities Select Committee held an inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination. It found that discrimination against...

Stefan Martin.


Blame game - defamation a legal obligation for whistleblowing purposes

United Kingdom - February 4 2019 A recent whistleblowing case, Ibrahim v HCA International Ltd, is a reminder that an employee does not have to specify the legal obligation he claims...

Stefan Martin.


Merits of the case - interim relief to enforce restrictive covenants

United Kingdom - January 21 2019 In Freshasia Foods Ltd v Jing Lu the High Court considered whether to award interim injunctions in relation to non-solicitation and non-compete...

Stefan Martin.


All talk - evidence needed to support legitimate aim

United Kingdom - January 21 2019 Employers can defend a claim of direct or indirect age discrimination by showing that its actions are a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate...

Stefan Martin.