HPC Law Update: When is a “belief” a belief?

When is a “belief” a belief?   The Equality Act 2010 was brought into force on 24 January 2010 – happy anniversary!   One of the most important parts of the legislation was to create ‘protected characteristics’, i.e. traits or characteristics which are protected from discrimination. These characteristics are:-   Age Disability Gender reassignment Marriage… Continue reading

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Queen’s Speech 2017: Changes to company boards absent

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Queen’s Speech 2017: Changes to company boards absent A promise in the Conservative Party’s manifesto to increase employee representation on boards appears to have fallen by the wayside following the Queen’s Speech. Practitioners believe this indicates employee representation is no longer a ‘legislative priority’ with the government instead choosing to focus on implementing increases to… Continue reading

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