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Five things we learnt in employment law this week (January 21...

The EAT has ruled that a comment by an Employment Judge to a barrister that there was no need to lie, after mishearing...

Sexual harassment allegations: how can employers get the balance right?

As the #MeToo campaign continues to give workers the courage to bring sexual harassment claims, employers are under more scrutiny than ever before. Charlie...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (July 31)

The Supreme Court has found that a Police Commissioner did not owe a duty of care to protect individual officers from risk of...

Legal obligation on employers to prevent sexual harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace has become ‘normalised’ due to corrosive working cultures, says the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The commission has launched...

Is it OK to hug at work?

Touch in the workplace is a major issue. Sexual harassment claims are sweeping the globe from Hollywood to the Houses of Parliament, doctors being...

How to deal with sexual harassment complaints at work

With sexual harassment in the news - from #MeToo to the Presidents Club - what do employers need to know about handling complaints? Elizabeth Stevens,...

Case law summary: third party liability – from Bernard Manning to...

Third party liability has been thrown into the spotlight this week, in the wake of the Presidents Club scandal. Here, Paul McFarlane, a partner...

The Presidents Club, sexual harassment and third party liability

In the wake of the Presidents Club scandal, where hostesses were allegedly groped and sexually harassed, we asked leading employment solicitors for their views. Is...

The Presidents Club: what employers need to know

Employers always need to be mindful of the risk of claims against them if their staff are harassed at work. As the events that...

Half of all women experience sexual harassment at work, says new...

The legal system is failing women in the workplace and needs fundamental reform, says a new report. The report, published by the Fawcett Society’s Sex...