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Employment Matters - June 2022

Employment Matters - June 2022

There are fewer case law developments to report on from the past month. Long Covid continues to attract commentary, the EHRC’s comments confirm that w ...

Employment Matters - June 2022

Employment Matters - June 2022

There are fewer case law developments to report on from the past month. Long Covid continues to attract commentary, the EHRC’s comments confirm that w ...

Without prejudice: Exaggerated allegations did not fall within the “unambiguous impropriety” exception to the without prejudice rule

Without prejudice: Exaggerated allegations did not fall within the “unambiguous impropriety” exception to the without prejudice rule

The EAT has held that a without prejudice letter which included exaggerated allegations about an employee’s conduct did not fall within the “unambiguo ...

Sex discrimination: Failure to provide workplace facilities to express breastmilk was sexual harassment

Sex discrimination: Failure to provide workplace facilities to express breastmilk was sexual harassment

An employment tribunal has held that failing to provide a private space for an employee to express breastmilk at work, forcing her to express in the t ...

 Disability discrimination: Long Covid

Disability discrimination: Long Covid

The EHRC has clarified that, while long Covid will not automatically constitute a disability, it may amount to a disability.

Exclusivity clauses: Banning exclusivity clauses in employment contracts for low paid workers

Exclusivity clauses: Banning exclusivity clauses in employment contracts for low paid workers

The Government has confirmed that it will bring in legislation banning employers from including exclusivity clauses in employment contracts for worker ...

Government announces a review of the future of work

Government announces a review of the future of work

The Government has announced that Matt Warman MP has been asked to conduct a review of the Future of Work.

Government publishes review into health and care leadership

Government publishes review into health and care leadership

The Government has published a review into leadership across the NHS and social care to improve patient care. The seven recommendations provided in th ...

Employment Matters - May 2022

Employment Matters - May 2022

This month the Government has confirmed that a draft statutory code of practice on dismissal and re-engagement will be published and consulted on when ...

Employment Matters - May 2022 - Health

Employment Matters - May 2022 - Health

This month the Government has confirmed that a draft statutory code of practice on dismissal and re-engagement will be published and consulted on when ...