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Discrimination and the Law’s Limits

October 7, 2023

By Amanda Hamilton, Patron. National Association of Licensed Paralegals In this country we have laws to protect individuals and, on the face of it, to offer equality for all. In reality this is not the case. Sexism, homophobia, racism and misogyny still exists but are now hard to prove. So instead of being open about […]

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The Pros And Cons of Being Under a Consultancy Agreement: An In-Depth Analysis

August 19, 2023

(US law and generally) When we say consultancy, this usually refers to a professional practice where a person with a specific field of expertise is “consulted” for advice or his/ her skills to benefit a business. Consultants, and even freelancers, are sometimes referred to as self-employed or independent contractors in legal jargon. This means that […]

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To Whistleblow or not to Whistleblow?

July 1, 2023

It is a question that probably crosses the minds or most workers at some point in their working lives. Say you are aware of your employer flouting health and safety regulations and putting your health, and those of your colleagues, at risk. What do you do? Do you blow the whistle or sit back and […]

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Ghost or Ghoul? Discrimination in the Workplace at Halloween

October 30, 2022

It was a dark, dark night and employees all over the country were preparing to celebrate….Halloween is becoming increasingly popular every year and many workplaces have begun to join in the holiday festivities. However, what they may not have considered is how All Hallows’ Eve may bring up some scary employment issues, especially those relating […]

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Tribunal rules that ‘injury to feelings’ settlement sum is taxable

November 29, 2020

In Moorthy v The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, The Upper Tax Tribunal recently considered whether a settlement sum paid to Mr Moorthy as compensation for injury to feelings in an age discrimination claim was to be treated as employment income, and whether it was therefore chargeable to income tax under the Income […]

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Indirect Discrimination & the Chez Razpredelenie Bulgaria ruling – Why those “suffering alongside” Minority Groups Could Make a Claim Against their Employer

August 27, 2018

In the recent case of Chez Razpredelenie Bulgaria, the ECJ extended indirect discrimination claims to include those who are not actually part of a disadvantaged group, but suffer the effects of the discriminatory policy nonetheless. This ruling will allow claims to be brought by those who “suffer alongside” the affected group. But will this have […]

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New Labour Law Title from Hart Publishing! (Exclusive Discount)

May 2, 2017

We are pleased to offer  Labour Blawg readers a 20% discount on the book advertised below. To order online with your 20% discount please click on the link below the title. Once through to the ordering screen use the discount code CV7 at the checkout. Core and Contingent Work in the European Union A Comparative Analysis […]

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Upcoming CPD Seminars for Employment Lawyers

December 2, 2015

Looking for extra CPD hours? Needing to top up your team’s knowledge and expertise? These employment seminars may be of particular interest to you: Employee Share Schemes – The Key Issues Manchester, 7 December 2015 Bristol, 10 December 2015 London, 19 January 2016 Certificate in Employment Law London, 24 February 2016 The Taxation of Termination […]

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Scottish Government commits to scrapping Employment Tribunal fees

September 4, 2015

The Scottish Government announced last week in its Programme for Government (a precursor to the SNP manifesto for Holyrood in 2016) that it would abolish fees for Employment Tribunals, a radical move away from the UK Government’s policy on Employment Tribunals since it came to power in 2010. In this article we will look at the history […]

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Changes to UK Employment Law April 2015

April 14, 2015

We’re now in the start of the new tax year and there have been various significant employment law changes in the UK, including the introduction of shared parental leave, statutory shared parental pay, adoption leave changes, new surrogate parents rights, statutory requirements for maintaining registers of trade union members and more. Clyde & Co summarise […]

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