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Religion and Belief – Acas New Guidance

Religion and Belief – New Guidance Acas has published new guidance on Religion and Belief to help prevent discrimination at work The guidance contains practical advice on a variety of issues including, talking about religion at work, food and fasting, washing and changing rooms, as well as an explanation of the law. Religion or belief…

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Dress Code and Sex Discrimination

Dress Code and Sex Discrimination – What you need to know The Government Equalities Office has published new guidance on Dress Codes and Sex Discrimination. The guidance has been issued following a recommendation from the Parliamentary Women and Equalities Select Committee and the Petitions Committee. It specifies how the law might apply in cases of sex…

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Employment Status: Addison Lee v Gascoigne

Employment Status: Addison Lee v Gascoigne The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed an appeal by Addison Lee, a taxi and courier organisation, regarding the employment status of one of its couriers. The Employment Tribunal (ET) upheld Mr Gascoigne’s claim that he was a ‘limb b worker’ rather than an independent contractor when logged on…

Shared Parental Leave – Father and Child, ELiAction

Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave Failing to enhance shared parental leave pay in line with enhanced maternity pay is not direct sex discrimination, says EAT. In the case of Capita v Ali, the Claimant complained that as a male employee he was entitled to Shared Parental Leave Pay at the statutory rate following the birth of his…