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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...

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 (20 July...

The Court of Appeal has allowed the appeal by Mencap and stated that workers should not be entitled to be paid for hours...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (1 June...

A trade union has been found vicariously liable for the discriminatory conduct of two of its workplace union officials (Unite the Union v...

1970s employment laws! The comeback?

Abba is back! The Swedish four-piece has a comeback tour is planned for next year (grab your sparkly boots!). The last time the band...

What is bumping?

When is "bumping" an unfair dismissal? Beth Bearder, an Associate at Flint Bishop LLP considers what employers need to know. This is not in the...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (8 March...

Pregnant workers are not entitled to priority treatment in a collective redundancy exercise (Porras Guisado v Bankia SA, Court of Justice of the...

Five things we learnt in Employment Law this week (3 November...

The CJEU has held that employers who fail to conduct an appropriate risk assessment for a breastfeeding employee are discriminating on the grounds...

‘A case about humour at work that has gone wrong’

Reed v CF Fertilisers UK Limited is an employment tribunal case which the judge described in the introduction as “a case about humour at...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (30 June)

Equal pay claimants performing different work cannot bring a joint equal pay claim on the same claim form.  If claims are based on...