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  • 9 Apr 2015
    Parents of babies expected on or after 5 April 2015 are able to share up to 50 weeks off work, something which the government hopes will kick-start a feeling of empowerment among fathers to spend more time with their children.

  • 8 Apr 2015
    Good news, for employers at least, as the latest tribunal stats announced by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) last month shows a 12% decline against the same quarter last year, but would a Labour government upset the applecart if they are elected in May.

  • 1 Apr 2015
    Tis the season of chocolate and so a timely diabetes type 2 case of Metroline Travel V Stoute has clarified that diet controlled diabetes is not a disability, meaning that Stoute, a bus driver, could not pursue a disability related claim against his employer. To understand more about disability discrimination (and what you need to know about it) and why this case is important for employers please read the full article.

  • 17 Mar 2015
    One of Britain's most prestigious shoe makers are being sued in the region of £100,000 in compensation for sexual harassment. The manager of the store is said to have hired only 'beautiful' women with the intent to proposition and isolate them. Two of the victims spoke out at a tribunal hearing last week...

  • 10 Mar 2015
    Insley v Accent Catering