Fighting against Sexual Harassment at the workplace.
Fighting against sexual harassment at the workplace. Sexual harassment within the workplace has taken the spotlight in recent times. Whether it has been an inappropriate touch at your office or a globally covered sexual harassment case like the Harvey Weinstein’s allegations. Having conversations regarding these issues, helps to make progress in eradicating them for everyone.… Continue reading
When should an employer become aware of an employee disability?
When should an employer become aware of an employees disability? A recent Employee Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has resulted in the debatable dismissal of a disabled employee. The claimant (a trade associations finance coordinator for the construction industry) was dismissed due to “poor attendance and timekeeping” and the inability to be depended on whilst in her… Continue reading
HPC Law: Settlement Agreements & Changes To Employment Contracts.
Agreement to change In last month’s article, I wrote about the importance of changes in the contracts of employment and the need to obtain consent from the employee for the consent to any changes. This issue has been highlighted in the media recently by supermarket giant Asda who wanted to make changes to the… Continue reading
The Bigger Picture with NDA’s
The Bigger Picture with NDA’s NDA’s Introduction Non-disclosure agreements (NDA’s) cases have become a prominent talking point in recent months, various scandals have come to light regarding some previously well respected individuals like Harvey Weinstein, Sir Phillip Green and Donald Trump. After the Hollywood NDA scandals first broke, the spotlight began to focus… Continue reading
Updated Timescales for responding to a subject access request.
Updated Timescales for responding to a subject access request. As of the 15th of August 2019 the Court of Justice for the European Union as announced by the ICO, has updated the guidance provided on the correct timescales when responding to a data subject access request. A data subject access request is simply a… Continue reading