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Discrimination against veganism at work

According to a recent survey of 1000 vegan employees and 1000 employers, almost half of vegan employees have felt discriminated against by their employers. 31 per cent said they had felt harassed at work or treated unfairly due to their veganism. ...

Unfair dismissal and Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)

PHI provides employees with pay during long term sickness or incapacity. Policies can define incapacity differently. Some policies define it as an employee's inability to return to their actual job. Some policies define it as an inability to return to...

Indirect age discrimination

What is indirect age discrimination? Indirect age discrimination is where a policy that is applied to all employees negatively affects people in a certain age group. An indirectly discriminatory policy can be justified if it is a proportionate means of...

Unfair dismissal & re-engagement

What is re-engagement? If an employee wins their unfair dismissal claim, a tribunal can order compensation. They also have the power to order reinstatement (to the old job) or re-engagement (to a comparable job). Can an employee force an employer to...

Discrimination arising from disability - depression

Discrimination arising from disability happens when an employer treats an employee unfavourably because of something that arises because of their disability (and which cannot be objectively justified). However, an employer will not be liable if they...

The Importance of having a properly drafted partnership agreement

Commercial Solicitor Paulina Jastrzebska explains the importance of having a properly drafted partnership agreement, as well as what it should include. What is a partnership agreement? Partnerships are a set of personal and commercial relationships...
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