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Follows v Nationwide Building Society

Employment Tribunal Allows Claim for Indirect Associative Discrimination Hello and welcome back to our case of the week blog. This week’s case looks at a landmark employment tribunal decision to uphold a claim for indirect associative discrimination. What is indirect associative discrimination? It helps to rehearse the basics of discrimination law. Direct discrimination is where [...]

Shipp v City Sprint UK Limited

This week’s Case of The Week demonstrates that what some colleagues might perceive to be office banter and ‘a bit of a laugh’ may well result in employers paying out a hefty sum in compensation. We also see how an attitude of ‘out of sight, out of mind’ can land an employer in hot water. [...]

By |2021-09-16T14:05:50+00:00September 16th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Appleby v Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

This week, we’re looking at whistleblowing in the context of the Tavistock and Portman NHS trust – mostly known for its Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS), which aims to assist those experiencing gender dysphoria. Lately, the GIDS has been fraught with bad publicity. In 2019, one of its board members – a senior psychiatrist – [...]

By |2021-09-10T13:28:34+00:00September 10th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Farnham-Oliver v RM Educational Resources

This week's case of the week asks the question: Can an employee who settles his tribunal claim by COT3 then bring another claim in the county court? Yes, says the high court. The Facts The Claimant was a customer adviser working in an office. Following accusations of disability discrimination and failure to make reasonable adjustments, [...]

By |2021-09-10T13:15:04+00:00September 10th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Dopson v Stag Publications Ltd

Age Based Jibe Lands Magazine Company in Hot Water This week we look at a case involving age discrimination and constructive dismissal. A 62-year-old grandmother has lost an age discrimination case against her former employer, Stag Productions Ltd. The Respondent is a magazine company. It published an article reviewing the new Renault Kadjar. The article [...]

By |2021-09-10T13:02:09+00:00September 10th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Joined Cases C-804/18 and C-341/19 WABE and MH Müller Handel

Hello and welcome to this week’s case of the week. This week, we will be looking at whether a company policy that requires employees to remove their hijabs is discriminatory. This is an EU law case. We are no longer in the EU, so this law is no longer binding in our courts, but nevertheless [...]

By |2021-07-30T09:53:05+00:00July 30th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Cunningham v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd

Hello and welcome to our case of the week. Last week we looked at whistleblowing and the burden of proof, this week we look at unfair dismissal and procedural unfairness in the context of a BLM quip. Facts Mrs. Cunnington worked at a Sainsbury’s store in Birmingham. One morning shift, at the height of the [...]

By |2021-07-16T09:11:26+00:00July 16th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog, Unfair Dismissal|0 Comments

Fairhall v North Tees and Hartlepool NHS trust

Hello and welcome to this week’s case of the week, last week we looked at a case involving indirect discrimination. This week's case  looks at whistleblowing and the burden of proof. Facts Ms. Fairhall was a senior nurse with almost 40 years’ experience in the NHS. In 2015, she became concerned about a number of [...]

By |2021-07-09T11:44:05+00:00July 9th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog, WhistleBlowing|0 Comments

Forstater v Centre for Global Development (EAT)

Forstater v Centre for Global Development (EAT) Hello and welcome to our case of the week blog. This week’s case has been all over the news. It raises some interesting legal and ethical questions. We covered it a few weeks ago (at the time of its hearing at Tribunal level). The EAT has now delivered [...]

MR W MOHAMMED v CUMMINS LTD

  Section 15 of the Equality Act 2010 outlaws unfavourable treatment because of ‘something’ that arises in consequence of an individual’s disability. This is funny wording that isn’t immediately clear. Its purpose is to protect individuals who have not obviously been discriminated against because of a disability but have suffered unfavourable treatment because of something [...]

PPE

Those employers who are providing staff with face masks during the pandemic should note that it has come to this firm’s attention that a number of masks, made in China, have been falsely accredited as meeting CE Status using forged documents from a Notified Body. These masks are said to meet the FFFP1, 2 or [...]

By |2021-06-08T08:32:25+00:00June 4th, 2021|PJH & Industry News|0 Comments