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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...

Mental health first aiders: an employment lawyers view

As we start Mental Health Awareness week, Elizabeth Judson, Associate and Head of Employment at Jolliffe & Co LLP, tells us what it's like...

Stress levels soar but fewer employers tackle cause

Levels of ‘presenteeism’ have more than tripled since 2010 but fewer employers are taking steps to tackle it, according to a new report. Increased presenteeism...

Only the lonely: how employers can help beat isolation at work

Remote working is great and so is the technology that makes it possible. But what about face-to-face human interaction? We need that too. Here,...

Finding a voice in the workplace: an employer’s survival guide.

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices gave UK employers a glimpse of the future landscape of the workplace. But there's no time like...

Drafting mental health laws in a post-apocalyptic world

Imagine drafting completely new laws to protect people with mental health problems in the workplace. What changes would you bring in? What issues would...

Caught by the court

When it comes to workplace disputes involving ill-health, both employees, employers and their professional advisers will usually be thinking about the prospect of going...

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...

Mental health strategies at work ‘no longer a choice for employers’.

Mental health strategies at work may no longer be a choice for employers following a new report. The new report, Thriving at Work, makes 40...

Dismissal, disciplinary action or demotion: what happens when employees disclose poor...

Over a million UK employees have faced negative consequences after disclosing their mental health issues at work, according to a new report. It found...