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Five things we learnt in employment law this week (11 February...

Female Asda store workers can compare themselves with male depot employees for the purposes of an equal pay claim, despite working at completely...

Do Androids dream of the Equality Act?

To avoid unconscious bias in the workplace we need to ensure technology is properly shaped for the future world of work, says Angela Lown, Associate at Gowling...

Employees working too hard: what can an employer do?

Following the new Thriving at Work mental health report, Charlie Thompson, an employment law associate at Harbottle & Lewis LLP, takes a look at...

What should employers do when an employee reports sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment is widespread. It’s not just Hollywood Harvey Weinstein types who are the problem (as this week’s overwhelming Twitter response to #metoo has...

Home truths: what employers need to know about working from home

From new contracts to employees being distracted by the household chores. Philip McCabe, Principal Solicitor at McCabe and Co, takes a look at what...

How to create a culture of kindness (and reduce discrimination claims)...

As an employment lawyer, I have spent my most of my career advising clients how best to mitigate risks and claims, writes Danielle Spiers,...

Debate: Should pregnant workers have their protection extended?

Described as ‘one to watch’ the European Advocate General's opinion in the case of Porras Guisado v Bankia SA and others (Case C-102/16) has sparked...

Recruiting an age diverse workforce, why should it be done and...

Discrimination in relation to age has been, and still is, a prevalent issue within the UK workforce, writes Rajiv Joshi, a Partner at Blake...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (19 May)

The EAT has refused to exercise its discretion to extend the 42 day time limit for lodging an appeal to the EAT after...

Capita Translation and Interpreting Limited v Siauciunas (worker and employee status)

Capita Translation and Interpreting Limited v Siauciunas - Appeal No. UKEAT/0181/16/RN EMPLOYMENT APPEAL TRIBUNAL FLEETBANK HOUSE, 2-6 SALISBURY SQUARE, LONDON EC4Y 8AE At the Tribunal On 12 January...