The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has called on local authorities across the country to make a “statement of commitment” to work with others to improve health and safety standards in the sectors they regulate.
Hearing the case of Dray Simpson vs Cantor Fitzgerald Europe, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has provided a useful review of a number of previous findings that have been quoted in other cases that concern whistleblowing.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) was recently asked to overturn the decision of an employment tribunal that the dismissal of a non-executive director of an NHS Trust had not been grounds for a claim of discrimination because of religious belief and victimisation.
The Supreme Court has refused the Government permission to appeal against a ruling in which the Court of Appeal concluded that the Ministry of Justice discriminated against judges on the grounds of age, race and equal pay in relation to changes to their pensions.
Section 60 of the Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for employers to ask about an applicant’s health or disability before they have been offered the job, or before including them in a pool of successful candidates to be offered a role at a later date, except in specified situations.
A footballer playing for one of the richest clubs in the world has been ordered, with his wife, to pay more than £3600 to their children's former nanny after an employment tribunal found that they had made an unauthorised deduction from her wages.