Menopause and Discrimination in the workplace
As menopause in the workplace is becoming a much-discussed topic, it is essential that employers are aware of it, in order to help individuals who are experiencing it. Failing to protect individuals who are experiencing menopause can have serious consequences for employers. In particular, it may lead to unfair dismissal claims and claims relating to […]
Posted in: Employment Law
Employee dismissed for drinking while on sick wins at Tribunal
Many employers will be surprised to learn of a recent Employment Tribunal decision that an employee who was dismissed when he was caught smoking and drinking outside a pub whilst on sick leave had was unfairly dismissed and entitled to compensation.
Posted in: Employment Law News & PR
Can Covid-19 cause a material adverse effect?
A recent hearing before the Commercial Court has provided some much needed clarity on a notoriously opaque but crucial subject – whether COVID-19 can be deemed to have caused a materially adverse effect.
Posted in: Commercial Disputes