Mr Allan Steele v The Ministry of Defence

Hello again and welcome back to our case of the week. Last week we had our monthly newsletter for October 2023, where we looked at Freddie Flintoff’s settlement with the BBC and employers aiming to be more inclusive to reflect equality and diversity in their recruitment processes. In our lighter side of the news, we [...]

Arvunescu v Quick Release Ltd

This week we are looking at COT3 agreements. COT3 agreements are akin to settlement agreements that settles potential or actual Employment Tribunal claims. Unlike a settlement agreement, a COT3 does not require an employee to obtain legal advice for a binding agreement. The agreements are also finalised and often negotiated via ACAS Early Conciliators. The [...]

Mr D Warburton v The Chief Constable of Northamtonshire Police

This week’s case answers the following questions: What is a detriment for the purposes of victimisation under the Equality Act 2010? What is the correct test for causation? Victimisation is being subject to a detriment because of a protected act. A protected act is defined at section 27 of the Equality Act 2010 as: (a)bringing [...]