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Employers have a duty to assess the risk of stress

Employers have a duty to assess the risk of stress

Employers have a duty to assess the risk of stress Workers are under ever increasing pressures at work, often striving to deliver mor ...

PropTech: Housing

PropTech: Housing

In this brief viewpoint we consider how technology will disrupt the residential sector, right across the value chain, creating new business models and ...

Clarity Ahead? The Motor Insurance Directive and the European Council’s Proposals to Amend

Clarity Ahead? The Motor Insurance Directive and the European Council’s Proposals to Amend

In December 2019, the European Council agreed the text of the proposal to amend the Motor Insurance Directive 2009/103/ECUK (MID). What are the major ...

Miscarriage and the workplace

Miscarriage and the workplace

The Miscarriage Association has published a leaflet containing information and advice for employers.

Data Protection: ICO amends guidance on timescales for compliance with DSARs

Data Protection: ICO amends guidance on timescales for compliance with DSARs

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has amended its guidance on the timescales for compliance with data subject access requests (DSARs) where ...

Menopause: New Guidance For Employers

Menopause: New Guidance For Employers

ACAS has published guidance to help employers manage and support menopausal staff. The guidance seeks to educate employers about the menopause as well ...

Workers Status: Right of Substitution

Workers Status: Right of Substitution

A courier’s ability to “release” a delivery job was not an unfettered right of substitution

Whistleblowing: Suffering a Detriment

Whistleblowing: Suffering a Detriment

To bring a whistleblowing detriment claim in an employment tribunal, a worker must suffer the detriment in the “field of employment”, not in a private ...

The Queen's Speech: Employment Law Changes

The Queen's Speech: Employment Law Changes

On 19 December 2019, the Queen’s Speech was delivered, setting out details of legislation that the Government intends to carry over or introduce.

Indirect religious discrimination: Blanket “no beards” policy indirectly discriminated against Sikh job applicant

Indirect religious discrimination: Blanket “no beards” policy indirectly discriminated against Sikh job applicant

Mr Sethi is a Sikh who adheres strictly to Kesh, which is the requirement that the hair of the body not be cut. Because of his belief in Kesh, Mr Seth ...