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Nov
28
2017

Back to the Future: Burden of Proof Requirement Restored

Only in August 2017 we reported on the case of Efobi v Royal Mail in which the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) reversed the long standing legal position that in..

Nov
03
2017

Failure to consider workplace risks for breastfeeding employee can amount to sex discrimination

In Ramos v Servicio Galego de Saude the ECJ were asked to consider if an employer’s failure to assess the workplace risks to a breastfeeding worker could amount to direct..

Oct
27
2017

Greek government falls short with discriminatory height requirement for police

The ECJ has held in Ypourgos Ethnikis Pedias kai Thriskevmaton v Kalliri that a minimum height requirement of 170cm imposed by the Greek Government for men and women wishing to..

Oct
20
2017

Faith school’s gender segregation held to be unlawful

The Court of Appeal has recently overturned a High Court’s decision that a school’s gender segregation for pupils aged 9 and above was not discriminatory (HCMI v The Interim Executive..

Sep
15
2017

BBC gets the ball rolling to tackle its gender pay gap

Following the controversy surrounding BBC’s gender pay gap report, (please see our report from earlier this summer) it is unsurprising that the broadcaster has quickly announced plans to tackle its..

Sep
01
2017

Asda Equal Value claims latest

Last October, we reported the Employment Tribunal decision that 7,000 predominantly female in-store Asda employees, who do work such as shelf-stacking and checkout roles, have common terms of employment..

Sep
01
2017

ACAS guidance published on supporting trans employees in the workplace

Following a summer filled with Pride events up and down the country, ACAS has also shown its support for the LGBT+ Community through the release of their new research paper,..

Aug
24
2017

Breach of equal pay and sex discrimination claims are mutually exclusive

In BMC Software Ltd v Shaikh, the Claimant was successful in her equal pay claim, as her former employer was unable to justify why a male colleague was paid more...

Aug
18
2017

Would following in Norway’s footsteps help address the UK’s gender pay gap?

In Norway, details of individuals’ net income, net assets and amount of tax paid are all accessible to the general public. An individual may simply use their national ID number..

Jul
28
2017

Gender pay gap: perceptions v reality

A recent survey by salary benchmarking site emolument.com revealed that many men were unaware of a gender pay gap existing in their sector...



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