Employment Law Update February 2020

The latest employment law news and case law.
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Time off work for grieving parents

What is the Parental Bereavement Act and what does it mean for both employers and employees? Chris Dobbs explores the government's new legislation...

 

What is equal pay?

What is 'equal work' and what does equal pay mean? Employment and HR Law specialist Chris Dobbs takes a look at the recent BBC v Samira Ahmed case and the implications for employers...

 

In-house workplace investigations and misconduct

Is a dismissal unfair if the employer changes an investigation report following advice from an in-house lawyer? Paul Burton looks into the Employment Appeal Tribunal case of Dronsfield v The University of Reading

 

Guidance on Confidentiality or Non-disclosure Agreements

Hot on the back of the #MeToo movement, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published some non-statutory guidance on the use of confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases...

 

Trans-phobia or Philosophical Belief

The Equality Act 2010 protects people from discrimination based on their philosophical beliefs. In order to be protected, the belief must follow certain criteria...

February 2020
Paul Burton
Associate - Head of Employment
Paul is an employment solicitor specialising in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
pburton@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255

 
 
Kate Fretten
Partner - Employment
Kate specialises in both contentious and non-contentious employment issues.
kfretten@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255

 
Chris Dobbs
Employment Solicitor
Chris acts for both employers and employees whether in dispute and tribunal work or providing HR advice.
cdobbs@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255
 
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