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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Horror story for Claimant ordered to pay £170k in costs

For our Halloween employment law update, we thought we should cover the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s decision in the case of Brooks v Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, in which it considered whether a Claimant should have to pay £170,000 in costs for unreasonably pursuing a claim with no prospects of success.

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Essential Employment and Equality Law for Managers and Team Leaders – Masterclass 20 November 2019

Collingwood Legal is hosting a full day 6 hour interactive training and development session on Wednesday 20th November 2019.  We will cover the key principles of employment and equality law …

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Doctor’s religious discrimination claim fails

The Employment Tribunal in the case of Mackereth v The Department for Work and Pensions and another has considered whether a doctor had been discriminated against after he was dismissed for refusing to refer to transgender patients by their preferred pronouns.

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When can protected conversations be referred to in a Tribunal?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Harrison v Aryman Ltd has considered the circumstances in which “protected conversations” can be referred to in an Employment Tribunal.

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Can massaging in the workplace be harassment?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Raj v Capita Business Services Ltd has considered whether a manager giving an employee a massage could amount to harassment.

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