Disability Discrimination

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Disability Discrimination   As an employer, dealing with employees who have disabilities can present challenges such as the need to consider reasonable adjustments both before a person is employed, during the interview stage and then throughout the employment relationship.   When an employer has to manage disability-related absence – this can be particularly difficult. Employers… Continue reading

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Female police officers win tribunal case for sex discrimination

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Female police officers win tribunal case for sex discrimination   A recent tribunal has ruled that two female officers were treated unfairly during an investigation and stated that it was detrimental to put the pair of officers on restricted duties.   A tribunal has ruled that two female officers were treated unfairly when they were… Continue reading

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Featured Post: Acknowledging and Supporting Neurodiverse Employees

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Acknowledging and Supporting Neurodiverse Employees   1 in 59 children are diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Condition which remains prevalent during adult life:   At least one in three autistic adults are experiencing severe mental health difficulties due to a lack of support.   Only 16% of autistic adults in the UK are in full-time paid employment, and only… Continue reading

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The five main things that HR directors worry about

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The five main things that HR directors worry about   Over the years the role of a HR director has evolved and changed which has meant that the role of a HR leader has never been so fascinating and complex. New trends, issues and stories such as #MeToo and Brexit are all having an impact… Continue reading

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HPC Law: Discrimination and Constructive Dismissals

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Discrimination Discrimination cases often appear to be fairly straightforward and to some extent ‘obvious’. Employers need to be aware that even when there is no evidence of outright bias or dislike for a protected characteristic, the Tribunal may still be prepared to find that there has been discrimination and will find for a Claimant.  … Continue reading

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