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Five things we learnt in employment law this week (3 May...

1.    A study by Total Jobs found that 76% of UK workers want physical contact, such as hugs, to be reduced in the workplace....

Is veganism a “philosophical belief” that should be protected by law?

An employment tribunal is being asked to decide whether veganism is a "philosophical belief" and therefore, should be protected by law. The landmark case, which...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (12 October...

The Supreme Court has held that the owners of a bakery were not discriminatory when they refused to bake a cake with the...

Careers: What’s it like being an employment lawyer?

From the gig economy to the #MeToo campaign, employment law is rarely out of the news. But while it's already a fast-paced area of...

Gay cake case goes to the Supreme Court

The so-called gay cake case (Lee (Respondents) v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and others (Appellants) (Northern Ireland) gets its hearing in the Supreme Court today....

Five things we learnt in Employment Law this week (15 September)

It is not necessary for an industrial action ballot paper to specify the precise date on which proposed action is expected to take...

How can employers encourage healthy lifestyles without size-ist attitudes?

Cycling to the office, ditching the dairy or going for a dry January? Signing up for a healthy lifestyle change can kick-start your new...

The Reverend Canon J C Pemberton v The Right Reverend Richard...

The Reverend Canon J C Pemberton v The Right Reverend Richard Inwood, Former Acting Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham Appeal No. UKEAT/0072/16/BA EMPLOYMENT APPEAL TRIBUNAL FLEETBANK HOUSE,...

Thomas v BNP Paribas Real Estate

Thomas v BNP Paribas Real Estate - Appeal No. UKEAT/0134/16/JOJ EMPLOYMENT APPEAL TRIBUNAL FLEETBANK HOUSE, 2-6 SALISBURY SQUARE, LONDON EC4Y 8AE At the Tribunal On 13 October 2016 Before THE...

‘Gay cake’ update: what does this mean for the cause of...

Bakery owners who refused to make the 'gay cake' are now seeking a ruling on whether they can appeal to the Supreme Court, after losing their...