Employment Law Solutions. Expert advice... more personal

Monthly Archives: February 2016

Can an employee be dismissed for various acts of misconduct without previous warnings?

Background When considering if a dismissal has been unfair, an Employment Tribunal will assess a number of factors including whether the employer acted reasonably in dismissing the employee. When considering …

Posted in Law | Leave a comment

Gender Pay Gap reporting requirements

The Government have recently published draft Regulations governing the compulsory reporting of gender pay gaps by employers with more than 250 employees.  It is intended that the regulations will come …

Posted in Law | Leave a comment

Dyslexia discrimination – Employee wins case against Starbucks

Background The Equality Act 2010 can protect employees from discrimination in the workplace and disability is one of the protected characteristics which an employee can rely on to make a …

Posted in Law | Comments Off on Dyslexia discrimination – Employee wins case against Starbucks

A cautionary tale to employers

Background A tribunal or employment judge has a wide discretion to add a new party or substitute a party to proceedings if it appears that: there are issues between that …

Posted in Law | Leave a comment