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Monthly Archives: March 2021

Supreme Court – Asda employees one step closer to successful equal pay claim

Associate Solicitor, Charlotte McBride The Supreme Court in the case of Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and others has considered whether, for the purposes of their equal pay claim, the …

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Another case highlighting the conflict between certain protected characteristics in terms of a refusal to treat a person or group with equal respect as being evidence of unlawful discrimination

Partner, Paul Johnstone The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in the case of Page v Lord Chancellor has considered whether a magistrate was subject to religious discrimination after being removed from …

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Are “sleep-in” care workers entitled to the National Minimum Wage for the entirety of their shift?

Principal Solicitor, Paul McGowan The Supreme Court in the joint appeal of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad and another (T/A Clifton House Residential Home) has considered whether …

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Dismissal for refusing to wear a face mask at work: fair or unfair?

Senior Associate Solicitor, Jane Sinnamon Given the number of employment law issues that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented, we knew it would not be long before test cases relating to …

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Data protection update – EU decides UK data standards are provisionally adequate

Senior Associate, Alexandra Besnard The European Commission has now published two draft decisions on the “adequacy” of the UK’s data protection standards post-Brexit, which provisionally confirm that the UK’s data …

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