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Recent tribunal cases involving Covid-19

United Kingdom - January 25 2022 This case concerned an allegation of religion/belief discrimination. The claimant had refused to attend her place of work because she was afraid of…

Covid vaccination and the workplace - what you need to know

United Kingdom - January 24 2022 Stories regarding big employers such as Citibank in the US mandating vaccination as a condition of employment (“no jab, no job”), the experience of…

How HR should prepare for a workplace investigation

United Kingdom - December 20 2021 Investigations being conducted into workplace disputes have increased recently, possibly partly due to the rise in the number of sexual misconduct in…

Flexible working - fit for firms?

United Kingdom - December 16 2021 Much has been said about the proposed changes to the flexible working regime announced by the Government in its Consultation Paper on 23 September…

Omicron is here. What does that mean for employers?

United Kingdom - December 1 2021 At the time of writing, the number of cases in the UK of the new coronavirus variant, Omicron (technically, the B.1.1.529 variant), had reached 32…

How businesses can avoid misusing NDAs

United Kingdom - November 22 2021 The Can’t Buy My Silence campaign, launched recently by Zelda Perkins and law professor Julie Macfarlane, encourages brave individuals to share their…

Improving diversity at the top

United Kingdom - November 12 2021 The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently launched a consultation on proposed amendments to its Listing Rules aimed at improving diversity and…

The UK’s Data Protection Reform Consultation - Good News for Employers?

United Kingdom - November 10 2021 On 10 September 2021 the UK Government launched a Consultation on proposed changes to data protection law with the aim to “create a more pro-growth…

What rights do employees accused of bullying have?

United Kingdom, USA - September 17 2021 Employers have duties to take reasonable care of the health and safety of their employees. These duties arise under common law, health and safety…

Back to the office? - Your legal rights on returning to work during COVID-19

United Kingdom - September 13 2021 On 29 March, the UK Government announced that the “Stay At Home” rule was coming to an end (albeit, restrictions still remain in place). Previous…