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Gender reassignment discrimination

The employment tribunal has awarded a Claimant over £47,000 in compensation following successful claims of direct discrimination and harassment in relation to gender reassignment. Background The Claimant identified as a …

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Gender Pay Gap Reports Published

The deadline for private companies with 250 or more employees to publish their gender pay gap (GPG) figures was 4 April 2018. Over 10,000 companies published their GPG data on …

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Knowledge and pregnancy discrimination

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Really Easy Car Credit Ltd v Thompson has considered whether an employer needs to have knowledge of pregnancy when a decision to …

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Knowledge of disability

The Court of Appeal in the case of Donelien v Liberata UK Ltd has confirmed that an employer did not have constructive knowledge of an employee’s disability where it relied …

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Statutory Pay increases

At the end of 2017, the government announced increases to certain rates of statutory pay. From April 2018 (date to be confirmed) the following rates will take effect: Statutory maternity, …

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