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ET rules fear of catching Covid not philosophical belief

Sue Hatton
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A recent Employment Tribunal considered a claim from a woman who refused to return to work for fear of catching Covid-19. The tribunal found that her fear of catching Covid 19 and her need to protect herself and others is not a philosophical belief for...

Menopause discrimination at work

Kate Johnson
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Employment solicitor Kate Johnson explains how employers should take steps to avoid menopause discrimination in the workplace, and offers advice to those experiencing menopause related discrimination at work.

When things go wrong at the Christmas Party

Peter Brady
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What happens when things go wrong at the company Christmas party and what does vicarious liability have to do with it? Vicarious liability is a legal principle that can result in an employer being liable for the wrongful acts of its employees. Every...

Menopause and the workplace

Kate Johnson
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Menopause related Employment Tribunal cases on the increase. What should employers do to help women in the workplace. Kate Johnson, Employment Solicitor, gives her view... 

COVID 19 Compulsory vaccinations

Peter Brady
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What is the current legislation around Covid19 in Employment? Can employers request the vaccine status of employees? Can an employer require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19? Employment solicitor Peter Brady considers some of the issues around Covid 19 in thw workplace.

 

What is a Settlement Agreement?

Peter Brady
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Peter Brady explains Settlement Agreements, why you need legal advice and what they cost

Can you ban a religious headscarf in the workplace?

Kate Johnson
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Can an employer justify a ban on religious headscarf in the workplace? In the recent case of IX -v- WABE, the European Court of Justice (“the ECJ”) held that a ban on wearing Islamic headscarves at work can only be justified if it applies to...