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Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010?
No, the Employment Tribunal (ET) decided in the case of Conisbee v Crossley Farms Limited.
By Anna Lovett on Wednesday 16th October 2019
“It’s an emergency and I’m off!” – taking time off work for dependants
Inevitably, unforeseen and urgent situations will at times demand our attention – a call from the school nurse, a sick parent or a disruption in care arrangements for children –…
By on Wednesday 18th September 2019
Employment Case Law Update August 2019
Nigel Crebbin gives an update on the latest employment law cases on whether the posting of an offensive image on Facebook was carried out in the course of employment, the…
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 13th August 2019
ACAS….EC does it?
ACAS (the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service) - anyone who has been part of an employment dispute may have heard of ACAS, but what actually is it and what do…
By Anna Lovett on Tuesday 13th August 2019
Employment Case Law Update July 2019
Nigel Crebbin gives an update on the latest employment law cases on: Voluntary overtime when calculating holiday pay, how religious views might be shared rather than what those views are,…
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 16th July 2019
Employment Case Law Update June 2019
Nigel Crebbin gives an update on the latest employment law cases on: unfair dismissal of an employee for proselytising, paid parental leave of men compared to women and visual impairment…
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 18th June 2019
Employed? Worker? Self-employed?....can you work it out?
Over recent years, there have been many changes in the workplace and different demands are now being placed on businesses. Due to these changes, we have seen a variety of…
By Anna Lovett on Thursday 13th June 2019
Employment Case Law Update May 2019
Nigel Crebbin gives an update on the latest employment law cases on: personal liablity as a company director, bonus entitlement, on-call wages and employment terms and conditions.
By Nigel Crebbin on Thursday 23rd May 2019
Resource Employment Law & HR Update - April 2019
Read the April 2019 edition of Resource: Burnetts' Employment Law & HR Newsletter.
By Nigel Crebbin on Friday 26th April 2019
Public holidays: a raw deal for part-time workers?
April and May cause delight to many workers as they tend to include four public holidays. But could an employer fall foul by treating its part-time staff less favourably?
By Sophie Allinson on Thursday 4th April 2019
Employment Law & HR Update - April 2019
Rebecca Brook gives an update on the employment law latest cases on: contracts of employment, unfavourable treatment, indirect discrimination and whistleblowing.
By on Thursday 4th April 2019